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This carefully edited collection of "JULES VERNE: 25 Greatest Books in One Volume (Illustrated Edition)" has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870) Around the World in Eighty Days (1872) The Mysterious Island (1875) Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) From the Earth to the Moon (1865) Around the Moon (1869) Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar (1876) In Search of the Castaways or, The Children of Captain Grant (1868) Adrift in Pacific or, Two Years' Vacation (1888) Five Weeks in a Balloon (1863) Robur the Conqueror or, The Clipper of the Clouds (1886) Master of the World (1904) The Adventures of Captain Hatteras (1866) Tribulations of a Chinaman in China (1879) Mathias Sandorf (1885) Hector Servadac or, Off on a Comet (1877) Facing the Flag (1896) The Begum's Fortune (1879) Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen (1878) The Survivors of the Chancellor(1875) The Underground City or, The Child of the Cavern (1877) Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon (1881) The Purchase of the North Pole or, Topsy Turvy (1889) Cæsar Cascabel (1890) The Castle of the Carpathians (1892) Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French novelist who pioneered the genre of science fiction.A true visionary with an extraordinary talent for writing adventure stories, his writings incorporated the latest scientific knowledge of his day and envisioned technological developments that were years ahead of their time. Verne wrote about undersea, air, and space travel long before any navigable or practical craft were invented.