The Blockade Runners
Jules Verne (February 8, 1828-March 24, 1905) was a French writer. He is best know for his science-fiction novels such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (1870), Journey To The Center Of The Earth (1864), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). He was writing about space. underwater and air travel before air travel and submarines were actually invented. He is one the most translated author in the world. Some of his books have been made into films. He is often reffered to as "Father of Science Fiction" along with the Hugo Gernsback and H. G. Wells.