Jules Verne


The Ukrainian Crisis and the Geopolitics of Christendom

The secularized former Christendom is facing off against a Russia that wants to reclaim its imperialist - and Christian - past.

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

Have you ever embarked upon a journey that brought you to some distant or unfamiliar place? Have you ever set out with a bold and cheerful heart, knowing that you were glad of the adventure, but doubting whether any far-off sights could equal the grand images of your dreams? Have you ever endeavored to achieve [...]

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

The editor was nervous. The novel had to be more vague to avoid a ban. The author protested. Monsieur Hetzel insisted. Monsieur Verne submitted. Neither editor nor author realized that ambiguity would prove the element of infinite appeal in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. Pierre-Jules Hetzel was Jules Verne’s editor and publisher, and responsible [...]