Jules Verne’s Voyage à reculons en Angleterre et en Écosse (Backwards to Britain, Chambers, 1993) was written in 1857, after a trip Jules Verne made with a friend from Nantes to England and Scotland. Verne himself had Scottish blood and was fascinated by Scotland – the true purpose of his journey – he had discovered in Walter Scott’s books such as Rob Roy.
This second reading focuses on Jacques Lavaret (alias Jules Verne) and his friend departing to the Fife and visiting Glasgow …
In French, admission free
For all ages