From the Earth to the Moon

Jules VERNE (1828 - 1905)

From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la Terre à la Lune) is a humorous science fantasy story written in 1865 by Jules Verne and is one of the earliest entries in that genre. It tells the story of three well-to-do members of a post-American Civil War gun club who build an enormous sky-facing columbiad and ride a spaceship fired from it to the moon. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Genre(s): Science Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Gun Club Alex Patterson
00:12:18
Play 02 President Barbicane's Communication Alex Patterson
00:13:49
Play 03 Effect of the President's Communication Alex Patterson
00:06:17
Play 04 Reply From the Observatory of Cambridge Alex Patterson
00:10:03
Play 05 The Romance of the Moon Alex Patterson
00:08:33
Play 06 The Permissive Limits of Ignorance and Belief in the United States Alex Patterson
00:08:31
Play 07 The Hymn of the Cannon-Ball Alex Patterson
00:11:02
Play 08 History of the Cannon Alex Patterson
00:07:25
Play 09 The Question of the Powders Alex Patterson
00:09:18
Play 10 One Enemy V. Twenty-Five Millions of Friends Alex Patterson
00:09:02
Play 11 Florida and Texas nielsbohred
00:08:53
Play 12 Urbi et Orbi Esther
00:12:53
Play 13 Stones Hill Esther
00:10:15
Play 14 Pickaxe and Trowel Chris Langston
00:09:57
Play 15 The Fete of the Casting Chris Langston
00:10:17
Play 16 Ch. 16 The Columbiad and Ch. 17 A Telegraphic Dispatch Laurie Anne Walden
00:11:10
Play 17 Ch. 18 The Passenger of the Atlanta Lizzie Driver
00:12:35
Play 18 Ch. 19 A Monster Meeting Esther
00:14:59
Play 19 Ch. 20 Attack and Riposte Meredith Hughes
00:16:51
Play 20 Ch. 21 How A Frenchman Manages An Affair Laurie Anne Walden
00:15:24
Play 21 Ch. 22 The New Citizen of the United States Esther
00:09:30
Play 22 Ch. 23 The Projectile-Vehicle Esther
00:07:16
Play 23 Ch. 24 The Telescope of the Rocky Mountains Esther
00:07:22
Play 24 Ch. 25 Final Details Leonie Rose
00:12:52
Play 25 Ch. 26 Fire! Esther
00:10:34
Play 26 Ch. 27 Foul Weather Leonie Rose
00:06:51
Play 27 Ch. 28 A New Star Esther
00:04:36