Jules Verne and the northern waters
‘pas de bon voyage sans un bout de navigation’
[any journey worthy of the name involves a degree of sailing]
– by Per Johan Moe
Verne quotations appear in French. Som translated ‘key’-sentences are included in English.
[Regarding Hatteras; they originate from online novel at: www. jv.gilead.org.il
Regarding ‘Joyeuses Misères’, from W. Butcher’s 2011 translation of the text,
published online at; ibiblio.org/julesverne]
Verne quotations from 1861-diary, are transcribed by Volker Dehs.