Jules Verne takes a break from going to the moon to go instead to the center of the earth. I hope I’m not spoiling anything when I say he doesn’t end up in China.
Today’s stories are always running off to lands where dinosaurs still survive and warring factions of ape-men menace young adventurers. But in 1912, such tales were a little hard to come by. Enter Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, professional ghost hunter and creator of Sherlock Holmes.