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A Short History of Nearly Everything [used book]

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2004

Seller ID: 0552997048

ISBN: 0552997048

Condition: Good


Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller: but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thou... View more info

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth [Collins Classics]

By: Jules Verne

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2016

Seller ID: 9780007372379

ISBN: 000737237X

Condition: New


`From that hour we had no further occasion for the exercise of reason, or judgment, or skill, or contrivance. We were henceforth to be hurled along, the playthings of the fierce elements of the deep.' In Verne's science-fiction classic, Professor Lidenbrock chances upon an ancient manuscript and pledges to solve the mysterious coded message that lies within it. Eventually he deciphers the story - that of an Icelandic explorer who travels to the centre of the earth, finding his way there via a volcano. Inspired by the manuscript, The Professor is determined to follow in the explorer's... View more info

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth [Wordsworth Classics]

By: Jules Verne

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 1996

Seller ID: 9781853262876

ISBN: 1853262870

Condition: New


The father of science fiction, Jules Verne, invites you to join the intrepid and eccentric Professor Liedenbrock and his companions on a thrilling and dramatic expedition as they travel down a secret tunnel in a volcano in Iceland on a journey which will lead them to the centre of the earth. Along the way they encounter various hazards and witness many incredible sights such as the underground forest, illuminated by electricity, the Great Geyser, the battle between prehistoric monsters, the strange whispering gallery, giant insects and the vast subterranean sea with its ferocious whirlpool. ... View more info