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Off on a comet!

Jules Verne

Off on a comet!

A journey through planetary space, (a sequel to "To the sun?")

by Jules Verne

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Published by Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Hector Servadac. Voyages et aventures á travers le monde solaire.

StatementFrom the French of Jules Verne, by Edward Roth.
ContributionsRoth, Edward, 1826-1911.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.V594 Of2
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., ix-xii, 13-472 p.
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6904894M
LC Control Number01009821
OCLC/WorldCa6905688

Book Description The story starts with a comet that touches the Earth in its flight and collects a few small chunks of it. Some forty people of various nations and ages are condemned to .   Prescient and scientifically-accurate, Heart of the Comet was known as one of the great "hard sf" novels of the s. The novel, published in , coincided with the last return visit of Comet.

The Comet is a science fiction short story, written by W. E. B. Du Bois in It discusses the relationship between Jim Davis (a black man) and Julia (a wealthy white woman) after a comet hits New York and unleashes toxic gases that kill everyone except them.. Originally published as the tenth chapter of Du Bois's Darkwater: Voices From Within the Veil, The Comet was reprinted in the   Soon after the discovery of the comet Hale-Bopp, the Heaven’s Gate members became convinced that an alien spacecraft was on its way to earth, hidden from human detection behind the comet.

Classics Illustrated» Classics Illustrated # - Off On A Comet released by Gilberton Publications on March Summary Short summary describing this issue. The story starts with a comet that touches the Earth in its flight and collects a few small chunks of it. Some forty people of various nations and ages are condemned to a two-year-long journey on the comet. They form a mini-society and cope with the hostile environment of the comet (mostly the.


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This book is one of Verne's less well known books. It is written with his customary skill and is an interesting read. The difference between this and some of his others is that the plot of this one involves a collision with a comet that sucks people and parts of countries off the face of the earth and deposits them on the comet, alive, unhurt /5(45).

Off On a Comet Jules Verne Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): Publication Date: This is the 15th book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series.

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Edited By Charles F. Horne, Ph.D.4/5(1). This book is one of Verne's less well known books. It is written with his customary skill and is an interesting read.

The difference between this and some of his others is that the plot of this one involves a collision with a comet that sucks people and parts of countries off the face of the earth and deposits them on the comet, alive, unhurt Reviews:   This book is one of Verne's less well known books.

It is written with his customary skill and is an interesting read. The difference between this and some of his others is that the plot of this one involves a collision with a comet that sucks people and parts of countries off the face of the earth and deposits them on the comet, alive, unhurt /5(45).

Book Overview One of Jules Verne's strangest and most controversial novels, Off on a Comet tells the story of a small band of people on a tiny world torn from earth by a grazing comet and their struggles to survive in the wilderness of interplantary space.

Hector Servadac = Off On A Comet (Extraordinary Voyages #15), Jules Verne Off on a Comet is an science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story starts with a comet called Gallia, that touches the Earth in its flight and collects a few small chunks of it. Nearly a century before space travel captured the imaginations of science-fiction writers and readers, Jules Verne envisioned an incident in which a comet impact sends a piece of the Earth on a two-year trip around the solar system.

Thirty-six people of various nationalities are swept away by the collision and forced to put aside their differences to survive an increasingly frigid atmosphere.

Being the seventh Carl Sagan's book I've read,"Comet" was a book co-written by, of course, the late Great Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan in before the return of the historical comet Halley. The book offers us a spectacular ride on the comet from its origins to the point when it gets close to the Sun and heads back to where it comes from/5(41).

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The plot starts off moving and doesn't slow down at all. The idea of a comet /5(5). Read Book I - Chapter XXIV - A Sledge-Ride of Off on a Comet by Jules Verne. The text begins: Formentera was at once recognized by Servadac and the count as the name of one of the smallest of the Balearic Islands.

It was more than probable that the unknown writer had thence sent out the mysterious documents, and from the message just come to hand by the carrier-pigeon, it appeared all but. Off on a Comet, 3rd printing, Painted Cover.

WHITE reorder list and has "World Around Us" ad inside the front cover. Art by G. McCann. (HRN ). Suddenly a piece of the earth was ripped away. A small band of people found themselves flung into space, the sole inhabitants of a celestial body carrying them to an unknown destination. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of an award-winning musical.

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All Fragments Of Comet ATLAS Heading Towards The Earth/Latest Update/ Comet C/ Y4/ Doomsday - Duration: Hertfordshire Allotment L views off on a comet or hector servadac. book i. chapter i. a challenge. chapter ii. captain servadac and his orderly chapter iii. interrupted effusions.

chapter iv. a convulsion of nature. chapter v. a mysterious sea. chapter vi. the captain makes an exploration chapter vii. ben zoof watches in vain.

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Off on a Comet-- or Hector Servadac is Verne's departure from scientific-based, in favor of a more fairy tale-like fantasy, requiring the reader's suspended belief after Earth and a comet's collision. Originally published init was retrieved from Amazing Stories, April and May, "Scarcely a yard of ground was left unexplored.

Vol 1, No 1. Library of Congress copyright record shows publication date Cover illustrates "Off on a Comet". Page: 3: A New Sort of Magazine - essay by Hugo Gernsback: Page: 4: Off on a Comet (Part 1 of 2) - interior artwork by Frank R.

Paul: Page: 4: Off on a Comet (Part 1 of 2) - serial by Jules Verne: Page: The New 10/10(6).