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Product Description: The bizarre idea that the earth’s interior is hollow and, perhaps, even populated has been put to effective literary use by writers ranging from Edgar Allen Poe and Jules Verne to Rudy Rucker and Edgar Rice Burroughs. This notion had respectability as a scientific hypothesis until the early 1800s, and the theory that the earth “is hollow and inhabitable within” continues to find believers as an alternative description of the earth to this day...read more
By Peter Fitting (editor)

Hardcover:

9780819567239 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, December 15, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The bizarre idea that the earth’s interior is hollow and, perhaps, even populated has been put to effective literary use by writers ranging from Edgar Allen Poe and Jules Verne to Rudy Rucker and Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Paperback:

9780819567246 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: The bizarre idea that the earth’s interior is hollow and, perhaps, even populated has been put to effective literary use by writers ranging from Edgar Allen Poe and Jules Verne to Rudy Rucker and Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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Product Description: Fantastic adventures at the center of the earth await a penniless Norwegian student after he plunges into a bottomless hole in a cave. Niels Klim discovers worlds within our own—exotic civilizations and fabulous creatures scattered across the underside of the earth's crust and, at the earth's center, a small, inhabited planet orbiting around a miniature sun...read more
By Peter Fitting (introduced by), Ludvig Holberg and James I. McNelis (editor)

Paperback:

9780803273481 | Bison Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Fantastic adventures at the center of the earth await a penniless Norwegian student after he plunges into a bottomless hole in a cave.

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