|From the Earth to the Moon (1865) [Novel]|
by Jules Verne
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Series: All Around the Moon
For as long as Man has looked to the heavens, the Moon has beckoned him, just out of reach. Now a band of dedicated engineers build the largest gun on Earth and train its sights heavenward; brave men will ride the "bullet" all the way to the Moon. But will the flight be jeopardized by the feud of two bitter rivals? Every obstacle can be overcome - if man can overcome his own worst impulses! From the Earth to the Moon is Jules Verneís prophetic vision of manís drive to conquer the solar system.
Also known as A Trip to the Moon in Ninety-seven Hours, From the Earth to the Moon Direct in Ninety-seven Hours Twenty Minutes, From the Earth to the Moon Direct, A Journey to the Moon and Round and About It, The Baltimore Gun Club, Barbicane and Co., The Moon Voyage, Voyage to the Moon
Original title: De la Terre ŗ la Lune
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ New Frontiers