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Journey to the Centre of the Earth Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Axel Lindenbrock's uncle, Professor Otto Lindenbrock, has found a scrap of paper written in old Icelandic. Axel later manages to decipher it, and it leads him and his uncle to Iceland to an extinct volcano called Sneffells. There, they desend into it's crater with the help of a guide named Hans Bjelke, in hopes to reach the centre of the earth! They will face starvation, dehydration, and exhaustion, but eccentric Professor Lindenbrock won't give up until he is at the earth's core...or dead!
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Time/era of story:    -   19th century Exploring into the wild    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   surviving elements in wilderness Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   German

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails    -   climbing with ropes Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Atlantic Ocean Island

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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