By Jules Verne
Trip to the heart of the Earth is a vintage 1864 technology fiction novel via Jules Verne.
The tale includes German professor Otto Lidenbrock who believes there are volcanic tubes going towards the centre of the Earth. He, his nephew Axel, and their advisor Hans descend into the Icelandic volcano Snæfellsjökull, encountering many adventures, together with prehistoric animals and typical risks, earlier than finally coming to the skin back in southern Italy, on the Stromboli volcano.
From a systematic perspective, this tale has now not elderly really in addition to different Verne tales, given that such a lot of his rules approximately what the inner of the Earth comprises have seeing that been disproved, however it nonetheless manages to captivate audiences whilst considered as a vintage myth novel.
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