Is Jules Verne the father of science fiction? Too bad they don’t have a DNA test to settle this paternity case. With an offspring so successful, there is no shortage of candidates seeking custody. Yet alongside Verne’s claim, one needs to assess the cases for H.G. Wells or Hugo Gernsback as pater familias of the genre.
Verne sometimes seems to have more …
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