A Floating City

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A Floating City
'A Floating City' by Jules Férat 01.jpg
Author Jules Verne
Original title Une ville flottante
Illustrator Jules Férat
Country France
Language French
Series The Extraordinary Voyages #8
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel
Publication date
Published in English
Media type Print (Hardback)
Preceded by Around the Moon
Followed by The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa

A Floating City, or sometimes translated The Floating City, (French: Une ville flottante) is an adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne first published in 1871 in France.[1] At the time of its publication, the novel enjoyed a similar level of popularity as Around the World in Eighty Days. [2] The first UK and US editions of the novel appeared in 1874.[3] Jules Férat provided the original illustrations for the novel.[4]


It tells of a woman who, on board the ship Great Eastern with her abusive husband, finds that the man she loves is also on board.


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