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Pierre-Jean - 1858 / 1988 - Jules Verne

Pierre-Jean - 2012 - Jules Verne

Short Story

Image used with permission from
Project Jules Verne Illustrations by Bernhard Krauth,

(J-M Margot)
Jules Verne
DJ or CJ?
Note: This story, La Destinée de Jean Morénas, is an altered and extended version of Jules Verne's Pierre-Jean (19xx).

Re Biblio:
[CJ] =Pierre-Jean -
Original as written by Jules Verne - 5 chapters
[DJ] = La Destinée de Jean Morénas
as modified by Michel Verne (1910)

Alternate English Titles:

Plot Synopsis:

Book Collecting Information:

Please see the book entry for La Destinée de Jean Morénas, altered Michel Verne text.
First French Edition:? Pierre-Jean

in: Olivier Dumas

Jules Verne
La maufacture
Lyon, France

pp. 211-233

First French Edition:


appears in:
Manuscrits nantais, Volume 3
Municipalité de Nantes

The Nantes Manuscripts, limited to 30 copies,
was published simply as a means to strengthen the copyright of the material that Nantes had bought.
The contents was uneditted, and not 100% accurate.

Volume 3 contains the stories:

  • Un prêtre en 1835
  • Jédédias Jamet
  • Le Siege de Rome
  • Le Mariage de M. Anselme des Tilleuls
  • San Carlos
  • Pierre-Jean
  • L'Oncle Robinson
First widely available French Edition


appears in:
San Carlos et autres récits inédits
le cherche midi éditeur

287 pages

ISBN-10: 2862742678
ISBN-13: 978-2862742670 ( Buy from Amazon French edition )

illustrations by Tardi

Stories contained in this volume:

  • Pierre-Jean
  • Le mariage de M. Anselme des Tilleuls
  • Le siège de Rome
  • San Carlos
  • Jédédias Jamet 
  • Voyage d'étude
First US Editon:
Original Jules Verne

Original Jules Verne

appears in:
Vice, Redemption and the Distant Colony
BearManor Media
Albany, GA

Series: The Palik Series, Volume 5

ISBN-13:  ( Paperback Buy from Amazon )

Contents of this Volume:

  • Introduction: A Familial Collaboration
  • Forward: Pierre-Jean and The Sombre Fate of Jean Morenas
  • Pierre-Jean (translated by Kieran O'Driscoll)
  • The Sombre Fate of Jean Morenas (translated by Kieran O'Driscoll)
  • Forward: Fact-Finding Mission
  • Fact-Finding Mission (translated by Kieran O'Driscoll)
  • Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contributors
  • The Palik Series

The Palik Series is published by BearManor Fiction, under the auspices of the 
NAJVS – (North American Jules

nal link) and is editernal link) and is edited by Brian Taves.
The NAJVS is very proud to be offering these never-before-translated English editions

Collection Andrew Nash

Other Editions:

Please see the book entry for La Destinée de Jean Morénas, altered Michel Verne text.


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