Jules Verne

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was a French poet, novelist, and playwright. He has been called the “Father of Science Fiction” and in addition to this prestigious title, he has been the second most-translated author in the world since 1979, ranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare. His popular titles are Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days.