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One hundred years of solitude — Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The ambition to fly, the old dream of man was made a reality.

Alehop – Jose Antonio Fortuny

For example, did you noticed how politicians give us jellybeans for we are content and we forget the real important happenings? With a smile on your face you read if not natonio a tender, heartwarming story, and also a great social criticism, in which neither advertising nor politicians nor the media inert protagonists along with health, money and love get out of it unscathed, why?

Meanwhile, the reporter also has to fight his own battles, including measure how much his dignity is worth. Finally, on May 1st, the three protagonists manage to achieve a fort of the French Legion where they are greeted as heroes.

Five weeks in a balloon-Jules Verne. I had the fortune of reading it in spanish and must confess that I fell fotuny love with it.

In order not to live so apart from reality…. Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. The plot of this story begins in the mid-nineteenth century when a wise eccentric English explorer named Samuel Fergusson decides to cross the African continent accompanied by his faithful servant Joe and his friend Dick Kennedy.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. However, we must not separate from such motivating reason, the Jules Verne enthusiasm for the conquest of the sky by balloons; A few years before he had met the adventurer and photographer Nadar, who from took aerial photos aboard the balloon Geant. And, the thing is that in this novel, Fortuny tells ffortuny story with a sad undercurrent even if it is told with humor.

A work of very black humor, anxiously funny, witty, intelligent and very current. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

As you would expect in a novel by Jules Verne, during the five weeks of the journey the protagonists will be involved in many adventures. Alehop — Jose Antonio Fortuny. In Alehop the author tells us, with a worldly language but very, very, carefully, two stories that, at the beginning, have nothing to do fortuy each other: Verne continues here with his personal formula, combining scientific disclosure and his passion for adventure fiction.

Journey to the center of the earth-Jules Verne.

José Antonio Fortuny (Author of Alehop)

Published inFive Weeks in a Balloon was the first successful novel written by the French Jules Verne, master of anticipation and father of a popular modern literary genre: A book wntonio of a piece of the fantastic reality that we can find in our world. Antonlo do not think so! Well, it is a choral novel in which we find foremost five characters: I assure you it is not easy to make a social criticism so fierce at the same time that you manage to get a smile from the reader, and in this story Fortuny gets it, chapter by chapter he achieves everything fits, he makes believable the unbelievable.


Skip to content The ambition to fly, the old dream of man was made a reality. Strangely, they did not find the body of any of the adventurers, and although the rescue team obviously get dismayed, they give up the idea of finding them alive.

Alehop – Jose Antonio Fortuny – Book Reviews

Nevertheless, after several days of aleho knowing the whereabouts of the expeditionaries, several British ships begin their quest, finding only remains of the balloon, which seems to have suffered a new and fatal accident. So Jules Verne a tireless literary traveler, could not leave aside the fact of writing this book, one of the most perfect of all his productions. Well… this all is what Alehop is about.

For me, an original tragicomedy. As usualliterature in the service of life and life surpassing reality.

What we see, in his company, is a detailed description of the heart of Africa, within an expedition to measure the meridian.

Or at least I hope so …. The book is partly inspired by the bold African zntonio conducted at the time by British, French, German and Italian people with the same intention pursued by the protagonist, Dr.

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