Thoughts on Jules Verne
January 2008
Part of a special reading quest:
Famous Books No One Reads Anymore

I've read seven Jules Verne books. None have been literary masterpieces, which is probably why one doesn't read them in school. The characters' morals are woefully out-dated, but a good example of how people thought in the mid 1800s. And Mr. Verne's disregard for women, except in the ONE book I read where he actually has a female character, is disconcerting. But still, all have been great fun and worth the read (and some have been downright delightful):

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