Sunday, September 10, 2006
A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, 1864
No hollow earth bibliography can do without Jules Verne (1828 - 1905). His seminal A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, was first published in 1864.
Numerous foreign translations followed quickly and the book has many different editions. The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the center of the Earth.
They encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy.
Posted by theo paijmans at 5:11 AM