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The Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne

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Without leaving his desk, Jules Verne traveled to the moon, under the sea, and to the center of the earth. His vivid imagination created some of the seminal classics of science fiction. Jules Verne was truly a man ahead of his time. The 19th century Frenchman created some of the great futuristic works in the history of literature, including "From the Earth to the Moon," "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and "Journey to the Center of the Earth." Explores the life and works of "the father of science fiction." In revealing interviews, authors, editors, and filmmakers examine his legacy, while his great-grandson shares family stories of his famous forefather.

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    Lisa B. (Worcester, MA)
    February 8th, 2016 at 12:59 PM

    Very good representation of Jules Verne and his life. Watched in order prepare my student for reading this authors book. My student watched intently and will now go on to read one of this author's books.