Jules Verne, “The Begum’s ( बेगम ) Fortune”, 1879.

“Trees to caves, caves to farms, farms to cities, cities to cyberspace.” Jules Verne, “Paris in the Twentieth Century”, 1863 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Jules Verne, “The Begum’s ( बेगम )Fortune”, 1879 which was a dystopian SciFi novel of city-planning.   The science of this SciFi novel is architecture. … Continue reading Jules Verne, “The Begum’s ( बेगम ) Fortune”, 1879.

Jules Verne, “Measuring a Meridian: The Adventures of Three Russian and Three Englishmen in South Africa”, 1872.

Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in the Twentieth Century”, 1863 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Jules Verne, “Measuring a Meridian: The Adventures of Three Russian and Three Englishmen in South Africa”, 1872 which was an African adventure SciFi novel. Africa (shown ABOVE) as a continent has four coastal rivers; and, … Continue reading Jules Verne, “Measuring a Meridian: The Adventures of Three Russian and Three Englishmen in South Africa”, 1872.

Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in Twentieth Century”, 1863.

Alfvin Toffler, “Future Shock”, 1970 was the topic of an earlier blog post. Alvin Toffler’s definition of “future shock”: is the dizzying disorientation brought on by the premature arrival of the future. Here I present:  Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in the Twentieth Century”, 1863 which was a “near-future” SciFi novel.  BELOW is the “table of … Continue reading Jules Verne (1828~1905), “Paris in Twentieth Century”, 1863.

Jules Verne, “The Adventures of Captain Hatteras: Part 1”, 1864.

Jules Verne, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, 1864 was a Subterranean SciFi novel; and, the topic of an earlier blog post. Here I present: Jules Verne, “The Adventures of Captain Hatteras: Part 1”, 1864 which was an Arctic SciFi novel. The “table of contents” is shown BELOW. There are 32 chapters in the … Continue reading Jules Verne, “The Adventures of Captain Hatteras: Part 1”, 1864.

Jules Verne, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, 1864.

 Jules Verne, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, 1864 was a subterranean science fiction novel.  The planet “hollow Earth theory” is generally believed; and, protagonist Professor Otto Lidenbrock is out to prove to the world that through lava  tubes one can reach the center of the Earth. Professor Lidenbrock has a nephew “Alex” who … Continue reading Jules Verne, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, 1864.