A Journey to the Center of the Earth – eBook
In 1864 Jules Verne published ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth,’ the charming narrative of the adventures of a party of three, led by a German professor of mineralogy – the irascible mad-scientist type – who have lowered themselves into an extinct volcanic crater.
Publisher: Pierre-Jules Hetzel
The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the “center of the Earth”. They encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals and natural hazards, eventually coming to the surface again in southern Italy.