Tuesday, February 8, 2011


Image: On the 183rd birthday of Jules Verne, Google Dedicated its homepage logo over him.

Jules Gabriel Verne was a french author who wrote many science-fiction stories. He was born on February 8, 1828 in France.

He wrote on space, air and underwater travel. He is considered the 3rd most translated individual author in the world. His popular books include Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea(1870), A journey to the Center of the Earth(1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). Some of his works were taken into films. He is also sometimes called father of Science Fiction

some of his popular books are:
  1. Five Weeks in a Balloon
  2. Paris in the 20th Century
  3. Journey to the Center of the Earth
  4. Journeys and Adventures of Captain Hatteras
  5. From the Earth to the Moon
  6. In Search of the Castaways
  7. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  8. A Floating City
  9. Dr. Ox's Experiment
  10. The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa
  11. The Survivors of the Chancellor
  12. The Fur Country
  13. Around the World in Eighty Days
  14. Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen
  15. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon
  16. The Vanished Diamond
  17. The Green Ray
  18. Ticket No. "9672"
  19. Two Years' Vacation
  20. Mistress Branican
  21. Facing the Flag
  22. The Mighty Orinoco
  23. The Chase of the Golden Meteor
  24. The Danube Pilot
  25. The Survivors of the 'Jonathan
  26. The Sphinx of the Ice Fields or An Antarctic Mystery

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