We could have wondered at the clever plot twists.
In this remarkably prescient novel, Verne accurately and in amazing detail foresees a modern, technologically advanced Paris of the 1960's.
I can read pretty much anything and rarely put down a book but this one was pretty boring and I could not finish it.
A social comedy/tragedy that those familiar with Verne with appreciate more, as there is no rescue for the protagonist as he falls into poverty and despair at the end. Read morePublished 8 months ago by C. Andrews
One of Verne's more strange works. This isn't just a novel, but a political commentary. A bit ominous, but it leaves the reader thinking about society and how he fits in.Published 8 months ago by Rebekah Forney
I first read Jules Verne as a twelve year old and it was one of my first introductions to science fiction. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gregory Alan Wingo
The times Verne lived through may have shown future glimpses of technology, entertainment and education changes, but overall his gift of seeing the absolute amazing future of the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lynda D. Dunn
This was quite a bad novel coming from Verne -- one dimensional characters, less plot than a Goldfish cracker, and banal, over-the-top descriptions of hypothetical technologies... Read morePublished 14 months ago by StudentinMA
i like having hard copies of books. it's not often you can get a brand new copy for such a great price. it arrived very fast.Published 14 months ago by Elizabeth Ortiz
Whilst perusing the bookstore a week ago I came across a copy of this for a few bucks and couldn't help but pick it up. In the end, not sure it was worth it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Rob Slaven