By Jules Verne
Trip to the heart of the Earth is a vintage 1864 technological know-how fiction novel through Jules Verne.
The tale contains 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 average dangers, sooner than ultimately coming to the skin back in southern Italy, on the Stromboli volcano.
From a systematic perspective, this tale has no longer elderly really in addition to different Verne tales, given that so much of his principles approximately what the internal of the Earth comprises have for the reason that been disproved, however it nonetheless manages to captivate audiences while considered as a vintage myth novel.
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