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Monday, September 27, 2010

Cinquante-deux ans! Il me donne l’incrédulité!

Ebook update. In the Year 2889 (La Journée d’un journaliste américain en 2889) by Jules Verne – Although it was written by Jules’ son Michel, it was based on Verne pere‘s notes. The French title covers it: “Day of an American journalist in 2889”. It’s an interesting short story, I love the overwrought 19th Century prose, I love the overwrought 19th Century prose, and that fact that it’s about as accurate asThe Jetsons.

…[T]he progress of hygiene…has lifted the mean of human life from 37 up to 52 years…

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