Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction. Verne is generally considered a major literary author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism.His reputation is markedly different in Anglophone regions, where he has often been labeled a writer of genre fiction or children's books, not least because of the highly abridged and altered translations in which his novels are often reprinted.
"The Master of the World" is a novel about some mysterious events which happen in The Blue Ridge Mountains. At night there comes the flame, and sometimes the earth shudders from earthquakes. One night the people hear the flapping of wings in the sky, they are afraid and do not understand what it is! Therefore, Chief Inspector Strock gets the tough cases, he is sent to this mountain to find out what is happening there. What does in this place happen? Let's travel with Chief Inspector Strock in order to learn the secrets of the Blue Ridge Mountains!