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The Mammoth Book of

 

New Jules Verne

Adventures

 

Edited by Mike Ashley

and Eric Brown

 

CARROLL & GRAF PUBLISHERS

New York

Carroll & Graf Publishers

An imprint of Avalon Publishing Group, Inc.

245 W. 17th Street

New York

NY 10011-5300

www.carrollandgraf.com

First published in the UK by Robinson, an imprint of Constable
& Robinson Ltd 2005

First Carroll & Graf edition 2005

Collection and editorial material copyright © Mike Ashley and Eric
Brown

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced
in any form or by any means without the prior permission of the publisher.

ISBN 0-7867-1495-6

Printed and bound in the EU

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CONTENTS

The
Mammoth Book of
NEW JULES VERNE
ADVENTURES

COPYRIGHT
AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION: 
Return to the Centre of the Earth

A
DRAMA ON THE RAILWAY by Stephen Baxter

JEHAN
THUN’S QUEST by
Brian Stableford

SIX
WEEKS IN A BALLOON by Eric Brown

LONDRES
AU XXI
E
SIÈCLE by James Lovegrove

GIANT
DWARFS by Ian Watson

CLIFF
RHODES AND THE MOST IMPORTANT JOURNEY by Peter Crowther

1
The two strangers

2
Ernest Hemingway was a bullfighter?!

3
In the presence of a literary man

4
What the hell’s `tipsey’?

5
Enter Cliff Rhodes

6
The man on the bus

7
Thick with possibilities

8
The second parchment

9
The back room

10
A parting of the ways

11
A sense of closure

THE
TRUE STORY OF BARBICANE’S VOYAGE by Laurent Genefort

1
What History Records . . .

2
Columbus of the Moon

3
The Selenites

4
The Philosophical Calculator

5
“The Moon had revealed all its Secrets”

COLUMBIAD 
by
Stephen Baxter

TABLEAUX
by F. Gwynplaine Maclntyre

THE
SECRET OF THE NAUTILUS  by Michael Mallory

DOCTOR
BULL’S INTERVENTION by Keith Brooke


Sunny Meadows?


Maddy and Nicholas consult


Tracy butts in


Who, then, was Dr Bull?


All returned to normal


Consternation and a critical point


In the following weeks


A Heroic Resolution


Gideon gives advice

1
0  The distant view

11 
Matters go so far

12 
Denouement

THE
VERY FIRST AFFAIR by
Johan Heliot

EIGHTY
LETTERS, PLUS ONE by Kevin J. Anderson & Sarah A. Hoyt

THE
ADVENTURERS’ LEAGUE by Justina Robson

HECTOR
SERVADAC,
FILS
by Adam Roberts

1
    
2
    
3
    
4
    
5
    
6
    
7
    
8

THE
MYSTERIOUS IOWANS by Paul Di Filippo

OLD
LIGHT by
Tim Lebbon

THE
SELENE GARDENING SOCIETY by Molly Brown

Chapter
One:  J. T. Maston takes up gardening

Chapter
Tw
o: 
In which a solution is suggested

Chapter
Three: 
A delegation

Chapter
Four:  Fiona thinks it through

Chapter
Five:  A garden on the moon

Chapter
Six:  The great work begins, and a cablegram arrives

Chapter
Seven:  A Frenchman, a Norwegian, and a cannon

Chapter
Eight: 
A new beginning

A
MATTER OF MATHEMATICS by Tony Ballantyne

THE
SECRET OF THE SAHARA by Richard A. Lupoff

THE
GOLDEN QUEST by Sharan Newman

THE
TRUE STORY  OF WILHELM STORITZ by Michel Pagel

1
    
2

THE
SHOAL by Liz Williams

CONTRIBUTORS

End
of New Jules Verne Adventures

 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 

 

 

All stories, except
those listed below, are original to this anthology and are copyright © 2005 in
the name of the individual authors. They are used by permission of the authors
and their agents.

“Columbiad” is © 1996 by
Stephen Baxter. First published in
Science Fiction Age,
May 1996.
Reprinted by permission of the author.

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