Quote Of The Day – Jules Verne

You can’t call yourself a nerd and not be familiar with the works of Jules Verne  (1828 – 1905); a French novelist, poet and playwright who wrote a number of highly imaginative adventure novels for their time, and was often referred to as the “Father of Science Fiction” and one of the founders of the genre (along with H.G. Wells and Mary Shelley and a few others).

He is best known for writing Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around The World in Eighty Days. Verne also holds the distinction of being the second most translated author in the world since 1979, ranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare.

Jules Verne Quote 1

About Thomas Kelleher

Ad Man | Author : www.tomkelleher.com
This entry was posted in Quote Of The Day and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Quote Of The Day – Jules Verne

  1. Dagny says:

    How interesting. Thanks, Thomas. I’ve read a number of Verne’s work (in English translation), but had no idea he was the second most translated author.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s