Book: Jeugdherinneringen

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Jeugdherinneringen takes the reader on a journey of discovery through the life of Jules Verne, guided by a diverse collection of texts that have never before been published in Dutch. Each text is put in its historic and biographic context in a short introduction by an expert in the field.

The book Jeugdherinneringen contains the following texts:

  1. Jeugdherinneringen
    Jules Verne’s only autobiographical text, about his childhood in Nantes.
  2. Uit de dichtbundel van Jules Verne
    An adolescent’s poetry: love, politics and more.
  3. Jonkheer Chimpansee
    Opéra-comique about a Dutch zoologist.
  4. Over de Géant
    Essay on Nadar’s balloon and the development of aviation.
  5. De meridianen en de kalender
    Geographical paper on meridians and time differences.
  6. Jules Verne in Philippeville
    An account of Verne’s visit to Northern Africa on board his yacht.
  7. Aan de morfine
    Ode to the salutary effects of morphine.
  8. Inauguratie van het stadscircus van Amiens
    Festive speech at the opening of a controversial building.
  9. Jules Verne thuis
    Interview with Verne on his youth, his interests and his methods.
  10. Een studiereis
    Verne’s last, unfinished novel, about a journey through Africa.

This paperback edition of Jeugdherinneringen contains 210 pages, and is printed in black and white with a full-colour cover.

ISBN: 978-90-78363-12-5
© 2008 – Jules Verne Genootschap

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