Aventure Sans Pareille Dun Certain Hans Pfaall - Edgar Allan Poe

Aventure Sans Pareille Dun Certain Hans Pfaall

Edgar Allan Poe

Book Summary

Hans Phaall, a bankrupt bellows-mender from Rotterdam, thinks up an ingenious scheme to escape from his dreary existence. He constructs a balloon that will carry him all the way to the moon. First published in 1835, when Poe was twenty-five years old and virtually unknown, the tale - much admired by Jules Verne - describes an extraordinary adventure in which Poes learning

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