Journey into the Interior of the Earth


Jules Verne

English translation by

Frederick Amadeus Malleson

originally published by

Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd., London (1877)

Translator’s Preface
Redactor’s Note
Chapter I
The Professor and His Family
Chapter II
A Mystery to Be Solved at Any Price
Chapter III
The Runic Writing Exercises the Professor
Chapter IV
The Enemy to Be Starved into Submission
Chapter V
Famine, Then Victory, Followed by Dismay
Chapter VI
Exciting Discussions About an Unparalleled Exercise
Chapter VII
A Woman’s Courage
Chapter VIII
Serious Preparations for Vertical Descent
Chapter IX
Iceland, But What Next?
Chapter X
Interesting Conversations with Icelandic Savants
Chapter XI
A Guide Found to the Centre of the Earth
Chapter XII
A Barren Land
Chapter XIII
Hospitality under the Arctic Circle
Chapter XIV
But Arctics Can Be Inhospitable, Too
Chapter XV
Snæffel at Last
Chapter XVI
Boldly down the Crater
Chapter XVII
Vertical Descent
Chapter XVIII
The Wonders of Terrestial Depths
Chapter XIX
Geological Studies in Situ
Chapter XX
The First Signs of Distress
Chapter XXI
Compassion Fuses the Professor’s Heart
Chapter XXII
Total Failure of Water
Chapter XXIII
Water Discovered
Chapter XXIV
Well Said, Old Mole! Canst Thou Work in the Ground So Fast?
Chapter XXV
De Profundis
Chapter XXVI
The Worst Peril of All
Chapter XXVII
Lost in the Bowels of the Earth
Chapter XXVIII
The Rescue in the Whispering Gallery
Chapter XXIX
Thalatta! Thalatta!
Chapter XXX
A New Mare Internum
Chapter XXXI
Preparations for a Voyage of Discovery
Chapter XXXII
Wonders of the Deep
Chapter XXXIII
A Battle of Monsters
Chapter XXXIV
The Great Geyser
Chapter XXXV
An Electric Storm
Chapter XXXVI
Calm Philosophic Discussions
Chapter XXXVII
The Liedenbrock Museum of Geology
The Professor in His Chair Again
Chapter XXXIX
Forest Scenery Illuminated by Electricity
Chapter XL
Preparations for Blasting a Passage to the Centre of the Earth
Chapter XLI
The Great Explosion and the Rush down below
Chapter XLII
Headlong Speed Upward through the Horrors of Darkness
Chapter XLIII
Shot out of a Volcano at Last!
Chapter XLIV
Sunny Lands in the Blue Mediterranean
Chapter XLV
All’s Well That Ends Well

Electronic Text prepared by Norman Wolcott

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