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By Vernor Vinge

ISBN-10: 1857981278

ISBN-13: 9781857981278

Throughout Realtime brings jointly vintage associated novels that current a vibrant imaginative and prescient of time trip and destiny conflict. They exhibit one of many masters of recent SF on the most sensible of his online game and supply a desirable better half to his epic contemporary novels.

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Denniston, George. The Joy of Ballooning. Philadephia: Courage Books, 1999. Deschamps, Jean-Marc. Jules Verne: 140 ans d’inventions extraordinaires. Paris: Du May, 2005. Disraeli, Benjamin. Letters: 1860–1864. Edited by M. G. Wiebe, Mary S. Millar, Ann P. Robson, and Ellen L. Hawman. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2009. Evans, Arthur B. ” Verniana 6 (2013–14): 141–70. ———. Jules Verne Rediscovered: Didacticism and the Scientific Novel. New York: Greenwood, 1988. ———. ” Science Fiction Studies 32, no.

1998. Voisin, Marcel. ” In Colloque d’Amiens (1977), vol. Influences. Paris: Lettres Moderne Minard, 1980. Walter, Frederick Paul. Amazing Journeys: Five Visionary Classics by Jules Verne. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010. INTRODUCTION xxxi chapter 1 The end of a wildly applauded speech—introducing Dr. Samuel Fergusson—“Excelsior”—full-length portrait of the doctor—a confirmed fatalist—dinner at the Travelers Club—many toasts to the occasion. They had a packed house for the Royal Geographical Society’s meeting on January 14, 1862, at 3 Waterloo Place, London.

Not the Venetian Miani, who worked his way around the waterfalls located below Gondokoro and got to the 2nd parallel . . not the Maltese trader Andrea Debono, who took his expedition even farther up the Nile. 4 An expedition headed by Monsieur Escayrac de Lauture likewise tried to reach the notorious headwaters. But this baleful objective has always stymied travelers; in the past Nero’s emissaries got to latitude 9°; so in the eighteen centuries since, FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON 21 explorers have progressed only five or six degrees farther, a gain of just 300 to 360 statute miles.

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