Questions tagged [jules-verne]

Jules Verne was an author and one of the fathers of the science fiction genre, writing numerous stories that were unusual and innovative for their time and remain famous to this day, including but not limited to *Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea*, *A Journey to the Center of the Earth*, and *Around the World in Eighty Days*

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Where was the Nautilus built?

Does Jules Verne ever say where the Nautilus was built or constructed? Maybe in another book that I have not read the location is stated.
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Does the plot twist at the and of “Around the world in Eighty Days” make sense? [closed]

So the twist at the end is (the question title should be spoiler warning enough) that the heroes arrive in London a few minutes too late to reach the club for the deadline of the wager, so they go to ...
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around the world in eighty days - GMT vs Local Time [closed]

Why did not Phileas Fogg notice that his pocket watch ( set to London Time ) was behind the local time as he traveled eastwards?
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Can Dr. Antekirtt give hypnotic commands to Carpena from afar?

In Jules Verne, Mathias Sandorf part 4, chapter 1, Dr. Antekirtt (Antékirtt) finds that the prisoner Carpena is very susceptible to hypnosis. Dr. Antekritt hypnotizes him with a silent glance, and ...
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How accurate were Jules Verne's predictions?

On multiple occasions, I have heard Jules Verne praised for his ability to make accurate predictions of what now is the present, and past. Where can I find a tabulation of all of his predictions, and ...