A Journey into the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne
Author: Jules Verne | Published: 1864
A Journey into the Interior of the Earth
Journey to the Center of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story follows the journey of Professor Otto Lidenbrock, his nephew Axel, and their guide Hans Bjelke, as they travel to the center of the Earth through a volcano in Iceland.
The novel begins with Lidenbrock discovering a runic manuscript that contains a message from an Icelandic alchemist named Arne Saknussemm. The message describes how to reach the center of the Earth through a passage in the crater of a volcano.
About Jules Verne
Jules Verne is a renowned author who has captivated readers for over 150 years and is often referred to as one of the fathers of science fiction literature. His works, such as Journey to the Center of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, have been adapted into multiple films.
Verne was born in France in 1828 and graduated from the prestigious Lycee Royal du Nantes with a law degree. Despite this educational background, following graduation, he chose instead to pursue a career as an author. His first novel, Five Weeks In A Balloon, was published when he was 28. Find out more about Jules Verne at sevenov.com.