Paris in the Twentieth Century

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Paris in the Twentieth Century

By Jules Verne

Del Rey Books, Paperback, 9780345420398, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 21, 1997

Description

THE LITERARY DISCOVERY OF THE CENTURY

In 1863 Jules Verne, famed author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days, wrote a novel that his literary agent deemed too farfetched to be published. More than one hundred years later, his great-grandson found the handwritten, never-before published manuscript in a safe. That manuscript was Paris in the Twentieth Century, an astonishingly prophetic view into the future by one of the most renowned science fiction writers of our time . . .