Author: Jules Verne
Title: Five Weeks in a Balloon
Series: Les voyages extraordinaires (book 1)[|]
Original publication date: 1863 (fr.) 1869 (eng.)
Characters: Dr. Samuel Ferguson, Richard "Dick" Kennedy, Joseph "Joe" Wilson,
First words: There was a large audience assembled on the 14th of January, 1862, at the session of the Royal Geographical Society, No. 3 Waterloo Place, London.
Quotations: As for difficulties, they were made to be overcome; as for risks and dangers, who can flatter himself that he is to escape them?
Last words: Doctor Ferguson, at a public meeting of the RoyalGeographical Society, gave a recital of his journey throughthe air, and obtained for himself and his companions thegolden medal set apart to reward the
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