Sunday, 21 October 2007

A Visit to the Moon

another piece of classic Astronef style fiction, from 1899!

A Visit to the Moon
by George Griffith

An Account of the Adventures of the Earl of Redgrave and his Bride on their Honeymoon in Space:

Well, we shall see a good many marvels. and, perhaps, miracles, before we come back, but I hardly think we shall see anything that is forbidden. Still, there's one thing we shall do, I hope. We shall solve once and for all the great problem of the worlds--whether they are inhabited or not. By the way, he went on, "I may remind your ladyship that you are just now drawing the last breaths of earthly air which you will taste for some time, in fact until we get back!

http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0602321h.html

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