• From the Earth to the Moon

  • By: Jules Verne
  • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
  • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (713 ratings)

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From the Earth to the Moon

By: Jules Verne
Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
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Publisher's summary

The War of the Rebellion is over, and the members of the American Gun Club, bored with inactivity, look around for a new project. At last they have it: "We will build the greatest projectile the world has ever seen and make the moon our 38th state!"

When From the Earth to the Moon was published in 1865, it was regarded as pure fantasy. Who could imagine a rocket that would carry men and animals through space? Today, like so many of Jules Verne's prophecies, space travel is a reality. Here's a fun adventure story that shows how Verne, with foresight that is at times almost eerily accurate, envisioned a trip to the moon.

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