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By Jules Verne

ISBN-10: 161641104X

ISBN-13: 9781616411046

Jules Verne's vintage technology fiction story sends Professor Von Hardwigg, his nephew Harry, and their consultant Hans via a crater in Iceland and into the earth. because the crew explores what's under the outer crust, they come across many unusual and beautiful points of interest. Their travels from Iceland to Italy discover a misplaced global, notable creatures, and hazardous adventures under us. subscribe to the trek within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Verne's A trip to the guts of the Earth.

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I began walking up through the gallery. The slope was rapid and difficu lt. During one whole hour, I was thankful that nothing happened to stop my progress. Then, the moment came when I faced solid rock and I knew my fate. I fell onto the floor in a horrible state of fear. I tried to call out, but my hoarse voice could not get through my parched lips. Then, I discovered a new horror. My lamp had fallen with me and broken. I had no way of repairing it. The light became paler and paler. A wild cry escaped my lips.

If our difficulties did not increase, we might truly reach the end of our journey. And then, what glory would be ours! For many days after that memorable rest, the slopes became even steeper, almost vertical. They were frightening! We had to use our ropes to descend them. Without Hans, we would have been lost. During the next two weeks of travel, there was not much of interest to record. But the 56 next event that took place is so terrible that its very memory makes my blood run cold. It was on the seventh of August.

When we advance farther, this will be nothing to what we discover,” my uncle said. Two hours after we entered the tunnel, the thermometer had only increased nine degrees. I expected it to get hotter after that much traveling downward. About eight o’clock that evening, my uncle told us to stop. It surprised me that we had plenty of air at that depth. Hans laid out food, which my uncle had carefully planned for us 29 to have plenty. But one of my biggest concerns was that our water was already half gone.

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