Off on a Comet is an 1877 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story starts with a comet that touches the Earth in its flight and collects a few small chunks of it. Some forty people of various nations and ages are condemned to a two-year-long journey on the comet. They form a mini-society and cope with the hostile environment of the comet . The size of the 'comet' is about 2300 kilometers in diameter - far larger than any comet or asteroid that actually exists. The 36 inhabitants of Gallia include a German Jew, an Italian, three Frenchmen, eight Russians, 10 Spaniards, and 13 British...
|Genre:||Science Fiction, Novel, Adventure fiction, Fiction|
|Number of editions:||14|