Happy Birthday to Jules Verne, the man who invented the future! (As well as the kind of supervillians James Bond would later fight).
Some of the less-read novels are even more 'stonishing than titles most folks know, including far-out, impossible things like helicopter-flying Middle East terrorists, which we all know could never, ever happen. Er.... (City in the Sahara, so maybe not "Middle East" exactly.)
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