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Other People’s Pulps: 150 Years under the Seas

20k_leagues_under_sea_01Sometimes we notice the weirdest things in the weirdest moments.

For instance, I mentioned 20.000 Leagues under the Sea a few days back.
The book is set in 1866.
Granted, it was written in 1869 and published in book form in 1871, but what the heck, it is set in 1866 – so it’s 150 years that the events narrated by Professor Aronnax took place.
It’s cause enough for a celebration.

So yes, I will do something, most certainly.
A few posts during the summer, possibly. Continue reading