Questions tagged [jules-verne]

Questions about the works of Jules Verne (1850–1905) or his life as a writer. Use with the [french-literature] tag. He is famous for his fictional adventure/exploration works such as 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' (1864), '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' (1870), and 'Around the World in 80 Days' (1872).

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Did Verne's "Two Years' Vacation" influence Golding's "Lord of the Flies"?

Jules Verne's 1888 novel Two Years' Vacation (Deux ans de vacances) is about a group of schoolboys who find themselves having to survive on a deserted island. The theme seems similar to the more ...