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Jules Verne

(1828—1905) French novelist

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Verne, Jules

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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659 words
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. The French novelist Jules Verne was born in Nantes in February 1828, the son and grandson of lawyers ...

Verne, Jules

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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(1828–1905), French author of science- based adventure stories of the mid- to late 19th century. Verne completed ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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He is often considered one of the founding fathers of science fiction. Verne's imaginative adventure novels include Journey to ...

Verne, Jules

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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Literature
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724 words

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French novelist. Long considered a minor author for young people, Verne is now accorded more critical

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Christiane Mortelier

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

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2006
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718 words

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the innovative French fantasy novelist, mentions New Zealand in a number of his Extraordinary Journeys to Lands Known and Unknown...

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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2007
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(1828–1905), ... French author, who was born at Nantes and was an accomplished yachtsman. He originally studied for the Bar, but went to Paris where he wrote the librettos for a ... More

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