|About the Book|
This newly rediscovered novel, written by Jules Verne in 1863, is set in Paris in 1960. Money and technology have taken over society and the narrator, a young poet, is forced to work in a bank. Vernes vision of our mechanized time is prescient: there are fax machines, automobiles, computers, subways, and electronic musical instruments. Tie-in with A&E Biography. Illustrations. Size A. 240 pp.