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From the Earth to the Moon

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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)

(4 hr 38 min)

Chapters

The Gun Club

12:18

Read by Alex Patterson

President Barbicane's Communication

13:49

Read by Alex Patterson

Effect of the President's Communication

6:17

Read by Alex Patterson

Reply From the Observatory of Cambridge

10:03

Read by Alex Patterson

The Romance of the Moon

8:33

Read by Alex Patterson

The Permissive Limits of Ignorance and Belief in the United States

8:31

Read by Alex Patterson

The Hymn of the Cannon-Ball

11:02

Read by Alex Patterson

History of the Cannon

7:25

Read by Alex Patterson

The Question of the Powders

9:18

Read by Alex Patterson

One Enemy V. Twenty-Five Millions of Friends

9:02

Read by Alex Patterson

Florida and Texas

8:53

Read by nielsbohred

Urbi et Orbi

12:53

Read by Esther

Stones Hill

10:15

Read by Esther

Pickaxe and Trowel

9:57

Read by Chris Langston

The Fete of the Casting

10:17

Read by Chris Langston

Ch. 16 The Columbiad and Ch. 17 A Telegraphic Dispatch

11:10

Read by Laurie Anne Walden

Ch. 18 The Passenger of the Atlanta

12:35

Read by Lizzie Driver

Ch. 19 A Monster Meeting

14:59

Read by Esther

Ch. 20 Attack and Riposte

16:51

Read by Meredith Hughes

Ch. 21 How A Frenchman Manages An Affair

15:24

Read by Laurie Anne Walden

Ch. 22 The New Citizen of the United States

9:30

Read by Esther

Ch. 23 The Projectile-Vehicle

7:16

Read by Esther

Ch. 24 The Telescope of the Rocky Mountains

7:22

Read by Esther

Ch. 25 Final Details

12:52

Read by Leonie Rose

Ch. 26 Fire!

10:34

Read by Esther

Ch. 27 Foul Weather

6:51

Read by Leonie Rose

Ch. 28 A New Star

4:36

Read by Esther

Bewertungen

(4 Sterne)

If you do not know this is part 1 of 2. You need to read Part 2 also. It is called,"Around the Moon"

Great story

(4 Sterne)

Great story. Very well read by the volunteers. However chapter 25 the reader sounds like they are chewing gum, very irritating.

(2 Sterne)

Good reading, but uninspiring book. Jules Verne truly is a master of the anticlimax. His novels rattle on with great pace and then jusy stop. It's as if gets bored, or doesn't know how to end the story, so just stops. Don't get me wrong: some of his novels are great. 20k Leagues and Journey to the Centre of the Earth are wonderful, but they also have very quick and anticlimatic endings.

NOT BAD

(4 Sterne)

But not great, either. Verne seems to take more side trips than in most of his novels. The story is, however, interesting in its approach to the launching of a space vehicle. I wonder if any of our space scientists even considered a cannon-like tube to aid in the initial direction of spacecrafts.

reader needs to project his voice

(1 Sterne)

Avid listener but gave up after 2 chapters as the reader sounded like he was trying to read it quietly in a room as not to be heard by someone... greatly annoying as this is the only version.

(3 Sterne)

Great reading! Not a fan as much for Sci Fi so this isn't my favorite Jules Verne book. Dated of course but not necessarily bad knowing what we know today and for a laugh.

(4 Sterne)

Good classic story. A little slow in areas. Some readers need to retire.

(3 Sterne)

Great story, but sometimes my eyes glazed over with the copious detail.