Verne, Jules

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A nineteenth-century French author known for his adventure novels, many of which were set in the future. Verne's books include Around the World in Eighty Days, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, From the Earth to the Moon, and Journey to the Center of the Earth.

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