A Floating City. by Jules Verne

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Pagination189p.
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Jules Verne, through his narrator, takes us on board the Great Eastern for a trip from Liverpool to New York. Onboard, we find a concentrate of the society of the time, and we live all the possible intrigues in this behind-the-scenes sometimes a little disturbing /5.

Verne's conception of the massive ship as a floating city, would be amplified in his "Propeller Island" written much later, which describes an actual floating city. The latter book anticipated the residence ships and floating city (Freedom Ship, America World City, The World, the Magellan, Fours Seasons Ocean Residences, Utopia) that seem to Cited by: 3.

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