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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

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Professor Lindenbrock, his fearful nephew Alex and amazingly perceptive guide, Hans, set out on a quest into the bowels of an Icelandic volcano -- down into the very center of the earth. Deep down there they discover a lost world thick with prehistoric wonders . . . and adventure so vast it spawned decades of imitation.

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Professor Lindenbrock, his fearful nephew Alex and amazingly perceptive guide, Hans, set out on a quest into the bowels of an Icelandic volcano -- down into the very center of the earth. Deep down there they discover a lost world thick with prehistoric wonders . . . and adventure so vast it spawned decades of imitation.

~Taken from BarnesandNoble.com~

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A Journey to the Interior of the Earth
Jules Verne
 
Table of Contents
A Journey to the Interior of the Earth..............................................................................................................1
Jules Verne...............................................................................................................................................1PREFACE................................................................................................................................................2CHAPTER I. THE PROFESSOR AND HIS FAMILY.........................................................................3CHAPTER II. AMYSTERY TO BE SOLVED AT ANY PRICE........................................................6CHAPTER III.THE RUNIC WRITING EXERCISES THE PROFESSOR.........................................8CHAPTER IV.THE ENEMY TO BE STARVED INTO SUBMISSION..........................................13CHAPTER V. FAMINE, THEN VICTORY, FOLLOWED BY DISMAY........................................15CHAPTER VI.EXCITING DISCUSSIONS ABOUT AN UNPARALLELED ENTERPRISE.........18CHAPTER VII.A WOMAN'S COURAGE..........................................................................................23CHAPTER VIII. SERIOUS PREPARATIONS FOR VERTICAL DESCENT..................................27CHAPTER IX. ICELAND! BUT WHAT NEXT?................................................................................31CHAPTER X. INTERESTING CONVERSATIONS WITH ICELANDIC SAVANTS.....................35CHAPTER XI.A GUIDE FOUND TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH.........................................38CHAPTER XII.A BARREN LAND.....................................................................................................42CHAPTER XIII. HOSPITALITY UNDER THE ARCTIC CIRCLE..................................................45CHAPTER XIV. BUT ARCTICS CAN BE INHOSPITABLE, TOO.................................................48CHAPTER XV.SNAEFELL AT LAST...............................................................................................51CHAPTER XVI. BOLDLY DOWN THE CRATER............................................................................54CHAPTER XVII. VERTICAL DESCENT...........................................................................................57CHAPTER XVIII. THE WONDERS OF TERRESTRIAL DEPTHS.................................................60CHAPTER XIX. GEOLOGICAL STUDIES IN SITU........................................................................63CHAPTER XX.THE FIRST SIGNS OF DISTRESS..........................................................................66CHAPTER XXI. COMPASSION FUSES THE PROFESSOR'S HEART..........................................69CHAPTER XXII. TOTAL FAILURE OF WATER..............................................................................71CHAPTER XXIII. WATER DISCOVERED........................................................................................73CHAPTER XXIV. WELL SAID, OLD MOLE! CANST THOU WORK I' THE GROUND SOFAST?....................................................................................................................................................76CHAPTER XXV. DE PROFUNDIS.....................................................................................................78CHAPTER XXVI. THE WORST PERIL OF ALL...............................................................................82CHAPTER XXVII. LOST IN THE BOWELS OF THE EARTH.......................................................83CHAPTER XXVIII. THE RESCUE IN THE WHISPERING GALLERY.........................................85CHAPTER XXIX. THALATTA! THALATTA!..................................................................................90CHAPTER XXX. A NEW MARE INTERNUM..................................................................................92CHAPTER XXXI. PREPARATIONS FOR A VOYAGE OFDISCOVERY.....................................96CHAPTER XXXII. WONDERS OF THE DEEP.................................................................................99CHAPTER XXXIII. A BATTLE OF MONSTERS............................................................................103CHAPTER XXXIV. THE GREAT GEYSER.....................................................................................107CHAPTER XXXV. AN ELECTRIC STORM....................................................................................109CHAPTER XXXVI. CALM PHILOSOPHIC DISCUSSIONS.........................................................113CHAPTER XXXVII. THE LIEDENBROCK MUSEUM OF GEOLOGY.......................................116CHAPTER XXXVIII. THE PROFESSOR IN HIS CHAIR AGAIN.................................................119CHAPTER XXXIX. FOREST SCENERY ILLUMINATED BY ELETRICITY.............................122CHAPTER XL.PREPARATIONS FOR BLASTING A PASSAGE TO THE CENTRE OFTHE EARTH.......................................................................................................................................125CHAPTER XLI. THE GREAT EXPLOSION AND THE RUSH DOWN BELOW.........................128CHAPTER XLII. HEADLONG SPEED UPWARD THROUGH THE HORRORS OFDARKNESS........................................................................................................................................131
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CHAPTER XLIII. SHOT OUT OF A VOLCANO AT LAST!.........................................................135CHAPTER XLIV. SUNNY LANDS IN THE BLUE MEDITERRANEAN.....................................138CHAPTER XLV. ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL.....................................................................142
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