Books by Jules Verne

List with a summary of the featured bibliography of the author Jules Verne, with a brief synopsis of each recommended book.

Basic Data about the Author:

Full name: Jules Gabriel Verne

Literary genres: Science Fiction - Adventure

Featured books

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Book: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Author: Jules Verne

Publishing year: 1870

Description: A huge sea monster has attacked and wrecked several ships from beneath the sea. Professor Arronax bravely joins a mission to hunt down the beast.

He goes aboard the Nautilus, a secret submarine helmed by the mysterious Captain Nemo. At first, the mission is exciting, as Nemo takes Arronax on a voyage around the underwater world. But when things start to go wrong, Arronax finds there's no escape from the Nautilus. He is now Captain Nemo's captive--20,000 leagues under the sea!

Trapped aboard the fantastic... (keep reading...)

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Book: Journey to the Center of the Earth

Author: Jules Verne

Publishing year: 1864

Description: An impetuous German geologist discovers an encoded manuscript in which a sixteenth-century explorer claims to have found a passageway to the center of the earth.

The intrepid Professor Lindenbrock embarks upon the strangest expedition of the nineteenth century: a journey down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the Earth's very core.

In his quest to penetrate the planet's primordial secrets, the geologist, together with his quaking nephew Axel and their devoted guide, Hans, discovers an astonishing... (keep reading...)

Michael Strogoff

Book: Michael Strogoff

Author: Jules Verne

Publishing year: 1876

Description: A classic tale of adventure and intrigue in the Russian Empire.

Someone must warn the Governor-General of Siberia that the fierce Feofar-Khan is pouring his men into Siberia and fomenting rebellion. Only one of the Czar Alexander II couriers, Michael Strogoff, is capable of handling this mission.

Jules Verne presents a narrative about the determination and courage of the protagonist who is sent out to deliver the secret message. He will find almost insurmountable obstacles as he carries it from Moscow to... (keep reading...)

More featured books of the author:

  • Around the Moon
  • Five Weeks in a Balloon
  • From the Earth to the Moon
  • In Search of the Castaways
  • The Green Ray
  • The Lighthouse at the End of the World
  • The Mysterious Island
  • Two Years' Vacation