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Verne's works in English (and other languages, for that matter) often have varied titles. Try here (http://www.phys.uu.nl/~gdevries/langu...) to identify title variations. Many English translations are abridged in order to "improve" the story line.

20,000 Leagues under the Sea (Author) 14,322 copies, 212 reviews
Around the World in Eighty Days (Author) 13,397 copies, 226 reviews
Journey to the Center of the Earth (Author) 11,593 copies, 186 reviews
The Mysterious Island (Author) 3,882 copies, 65 reviews
From the Earth to the Moon (Author) 2,250 copies, 38 reviews
Michael Strogoff (Author) 1,466 copies, 20 reviews
Five Weeks in a Balloon (Author) 1,125 copies, 20 reviews
Paris in the Twentieth Century (Author) 776 copies, 13 reviews
Round the Moon (Author) 681 copies, 12 reviews
The Children of Captain Grant 680 copies, 10 reviews
Seven Novels (Author) 647 copies, 4 reviews
From the Earth to the Moon / Around the Moon (Author) 631 copies, 11 reviews
Master of the World (Author) 566 copies, 6 reviews
The Castle of the Carpathians (Author) 496 copies, 7 reviews
Two Years' Vacation (Author) 472 copies, 5 reviews
Dick Sands: A Captain at Fifteen 461 copies, 6 reviews
The Begum's Millions (Author) 389 copies, 6 reviews
Robur the Conqueror (Author) 368 copies, 9 reviews
The Child of the Cavern 368 copies, 7 reviews
An Antarctic Mystery (Author) 313 copies, 14 reviews
Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon (Author) 284 copies, 9 reviews
Off on a Comet (Author) 275 copies, 4 reviews
Godfrey Morgan (Author) 237 copies, 4 reviews
Tribulations of a Chinaman in China (Author) 235 copies, 3 reviews
The Green Ray (Author) 220 copies, 4 reviews
In the Year 2889 (Author) 201 copies, 9 reviews
Facing the Flag (Author) 189 copies, 2 reviews
The Purchase of the North Pole (Author) 187 copies, 4 reviews
The Survivors of the Chancellor (Author) 185 copies, 3 reviews
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 1/2 (Author) 183 copies, 2 reviews
A Fantasy of Dr. Ox 181 copies, 4 reviews
The Vanished Diamond (Author) 161 copies, 4 reviews
Propeller Island (Author) 154 copies, 2 reviews
Mathias Sandorf (Author) 150 copies, 3 reviews
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 2/2 (Author) 145 copies, 2 reviews
A Floating City (Author) 144 copies, 3 reviews
The Fur Country (Author) 134 copies, 2 reviews
Claudius Bombarnac (Author) 128 copies, 1 review
The Archipelago on Fire (Author) 124 copies, 3 reviews
The Village in the Treetops (Author) 118 copies, 1 review
Keraban the Inflexible 113 copies, 5 reviews
North Against South (Author) 106 copies, 4 reviews
The Mighty Orinoco (Author) 106 copies, 1 review
The Blockade Runners (Author) 102 copies, 2 reviews
The English at the North Pole (Author) 101 copies, 1 review
The Steam House 99 copies, 2 reviews
The Desert of Ice (Author) 94 copies, 1 review
Robur the Conqueror / Master of the World (Author) 92 copies, 1 review
The Lottery Ticket (Author) 91 copies, 2 reviews
Yesterday and Tomorrow 89 copies, 1 review
The Mysterious Island (2/2) (Author) 88 copies
Invasion of the Sea (Author) 88 copies, 1 review
The Mysterious Island (1/2) (Author) 84 copies
Danube Pilot (Author) 81 copies, 1 review
The Golden Volcano (Author) 75 copies, 1 review
A Drama in Livonia (Author) 74 copies, 2 reviews
Family Without a Name (Author) 71 copies, 2 reviews
Magellania 71 copies, 1 review
Mistress Branican (Author) 68 copies, 1 review
Into the Niger Bend (Author) 67 copies
The Sea Serpent (Author) 64 copies
Caesar Cascabel (Author) 63 copies, 1 review
The Kip Brothers (Author) 61 copies, 1 review
The Will of an Eccentric (Author) 60 copies, 1 review
Salvage from the Cynthia (Author) 60 copies, 2 reviews
Captain Antifer (Author) 55 copies, 1 review
A Winter Amid the Ice (Author) 47 copies, 1 review
Travel Scholarships (Author) 46 copies, 1 review
Foundling Mick (Author) 45 copies, 1 review
Mysterious Island [2005 TV mini-series] (Author) 40 copies, 1 review
Der Kurier des Zaren. - 1 (Author) 39 copies
Clovis Dardentor (Author) 37 copies, 1 review
The Castaways of the Flag 33 copies, 1 review
Journey Through the Impossible 27 copies, 1 review
Adventures of the Rat Family 26 copies, 2 reviews
An Antarctic Mystery (1/2) (Author) 24 copies
A Voyage in a Balloon 23 copies, 1 review
The Eternal Adam (Author) 19 copies, 1 review
Into the Abyss (Author) 19 copies
Master Zacharius (Author) 18 copies, 1 review
The Flight to France (Author) 18 copies, 1 review
Texar the Southerner 14 copies, 1 review
Das Land der Pelze: Band 2 (Author) 13 copies
Das Land der Pelze Band 1. (Author) 13 copies
Rejsen til månen 11 copies, 1 review
Show on Ice 10 copies
Master of the World [1961 film] (Original story) 9 copies
Der stolze Orinoco Band 1 (Author) 8 copies
Golden Danube (Author) 6 copies
Merkilliset matkat. 2 (Author) 6 copies
Der stolze Orinoco. - 2 (Author) 6 copies
Des enfants sur les routes (Author) 5 copies
Le Chancelor - Martin Paz (Author) 5 copies
Famosas novelas 5 copies, 1 review
Wonderreizen omnibus 5 copies, 3 reviews
Der Findling, Bd.2 - JVC 65 (Author) 5 copies
Jules Verne 4 copies
A Priest in 1839 (Author) 4 copies
Fritt-Flacc 4 copies, 1 review
Gil Braltar 3 copies
Het stoomhuis 3 copies
Jules 3 copies
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Contributor) 436 copies, 7 reviews
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF (Contributor) 348 copies, 6 reviews
The Literary Cat (Author) 206 copies
A Century of Science Fiction (Contributor) 170 copies, 1 review
Science Fiction Stories (Contributor) 151 copies, 1 review
Great Tales of Science Fiction (Contributor) 138 copies, 2 reviews
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea [1954 film] (Original book) 133 copies, 4 reviews
Vampires, Wine, and Roses (Contributor) 132 copies, 2 reviews
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Contributor) 102 copies, 3 reviews
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 8th Series (Contributor) 101 copies, 2 reviews
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction (Contributor) 96 copies, 3 reviews
Around the World in 80 Days [1956 film] (Original book) 93 copies, 2 reviews
The Antarktos Cycle (Contributor) 89 copies
Great Science Fiction Stories (Contributor) 88 copies, 2 reviews
French Short Stories (Contributor) 75 copies
The Treasury of Science Fiction Classics (Contributor) 66 copies, 1 review
Science Fiction Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy) (Contributor) 64 copies, 1 review
Journey to the Center of the Earth [1959 film] (Original book) 64 copies, 1 review
Swords & Steam Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy) (Contributor) 23 copies, 1 review
Roundup: A Nebraska Reader (Contributor) 20 copies
A Plunge Into Space (Preface) 14 copies, 2 reviews
Saturn, July 1957 (Vol. 1, No. 3) (Contributor) 5 copies
Escape Stories (Contributor) 5 copies
Famosas novelas III (some editions) 2 copies
Explorers of the Infinite (Contributor) 1 copy
I ledige Timer. Tre og tyvende Bind (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review

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Jules Verne was born at Nantes on the 8th of February 1828. After completing his studies at the Nantes lycée, he went to Paris to study for the bar. His first success as a writer was obtained with Cinq semaines en ballon. He was a member of the Legion of Honour. He died at Amiens on the 24th of March 1905. His posthumous works were edited by his son, Michel.
Jules Gabriel Verne 8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a series of bestselling adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872).

Verne is generally considered a major literary author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism. His reputation was markedly different in Anglophone regions where he had often been labeled a writer of genre fiction or children's books, largely because of the highly abridged and altered translations in which his novels have often been printed. Since the 1980s, his literary reputation has improved.

Verne has been the second most-translated author in the world since 1979, ranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare. He has sometimes been called the "Father of Science Fiction", a title that has also been given to H. G. Wells and Hugo Gernsback.
Disambiguation notice
Verne's works in English (and other languages, for that matter) often have varied titles. Try here (http://www.phys.uu.nl/~gdevries/langu...) to identify title variations.

Many English translations are abridged in order to "improve" the story line.

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