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- Author: Jules Verne
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Jules Verne’s initial ambition was to be a playwright, and several of his plays and operettas were produced in Paris during the 1850’s. The first was Les Pailles rompues, produced by Alexandre Dumas, père, in 1850, which also appeared in print. Others were the librettos Colin Maillard (pb. 1853) and Les Compagnons de la Marjolaine (pr. 1855). A number of Verne’s short stories appeared in periodicals during the same period; some were collected along with the novelette “Une Fantasie du docteur Ox” in 1874. A collection of...
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