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Paris in the Twentieth Century

Paris in the Twentieth Century

Author(s): Jules Verne

Location(s): Paris

Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future

Era(s): Modern

In 1863 Jules Verne, famed author of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in Eighty Days, wrote a novel that his literary agent deemed too farfetched to be published. More than one hundred years later, his great-grandson found the handwritten, never-before published manuscript in a safe. That manuscript was Paris in the Twentieth Century, an astonishingly prophetic view into the future by one of the most renowned science fiction writers of our time . . . he prophecied machines that we can recognise as subway sytems, fax machines…

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