Jules Verne (1828 – 1905)
‘The Father of Science Fiction’

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Jules Verne and the Heroes of Birkenhead

Revealing the French author’s intimate relationship with the town of Birkenhead near Liverpool, England.

Jules Verne (1828 – 1905)
‘The Father of Science Fiction’

The Great Eastern at Birkenhead.
Une Ville Flottante (1871) by Jules Verne.        

The town which I know best in England is Liverpool, and as I stayed there for some time with friends, I had a good opportunity of studying it, especially the docks and the Mersey. 

                            – Jules Verne

By John Lamb

(Former Head of Geography, The Liverpool Blue Coat School, England)

The Great Eastern at Birkenhead.
Une Ville Flottante (1871) by Jules Verne.        

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