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INVASION OF THE SEA

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Contents

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p. v

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Introduction

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p. vii

As the first title to be published in Wesleyan University Press’s new book series Early Classics of Science Fiction, this volume of Jules Verne’s Invasion of the Sea is historically significant for many reasons. It is the first English translation of this important work,1 and the first complete, unabridged, and fully illustrated scholarly edition of any late Verne...

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Invasion of the Sea

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pp. 3-206

How much do you know?” “I know what I heard in the port.” “Were people talking about the ship that’s coming to get—coming to take Hadjar away?” “Yes, to Tunis, where he will go on trial.” “And be sentenced to death?” “And be sentenced to death.” “Allah will not allow that to happen, Sohar! No! He won’t allow it!” “Sh!” said Sohar suddenly, listening...

Notes

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pp. 207-228

Bibliography

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pp. 229-250

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Jules Gabriel Verne: A Biography

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pp. 251-268

Jules Gabriel Verne was born on February 8, 1828, to a middle-class family in the port city of Nantes, France. His mother, Sophie, née Allotte de la Fuÿe, was the daughter of a prominent family of shipowners, and his father, Pierre Verne, was an attorney and the son of a Provins magistrate. Jules was the eldest of five children. In addition to his three sisters—Anna, Mathilde, and Marie—he had...