Round the Moon

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Digireads.com, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction
24 Reviews
Jules Verne's classic science fiction sequel to "From the Earth to the Moon", "Round the Moon" is a forward-looking examination of the possibilities of space travel. One of the first books to look at the challenges and adventures of space travel, "Round the Moon" starts off where "From the Earth to the Moon" left off. We follow the crew of the projectile built by the Baltimore Gun Club on a journey towards their intended destination. Will they make it safely to the Moon and how will they return to the Earth? Read this captivating story of science fiction fantasy and adventure and find out.

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Review: Round the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages #7)

User Review  - The_waspian - Goodreads

Not as enjoyable as From the Earth to the Moon because it gets a little bogged down in all the scientific mumbo jumbo (which was surprisingly accurate given its time). I suppose if you enjoy that sort of stuff you'll enjoy this more than I did. Read full review

Review: Round the Moon (Extraordinary Voyages #7)

User Review  - Darin - Goodreads

As the sequel to From the Earth to the Moon, Round the Moon picks up where its predecessor left off with a crew of three men and a handful of animals stuffed into a conical shell that has literally ... Read full review

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Jules Verne, one of the most influential writers of modern times, was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. Verne is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels include Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. These and others have been made into movies and TV mini-series. Twenty Thousand Leagues is even the basis of a popular ride at the Disney theme parks. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 in Amiens, France.

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