7. Journey to the Moon (Cyrano De Bergerac)

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It might surprise you to learn that Cyrano de Bergerac actually existed and wrote a number of books, including this early example of fantasy/science fiction.

Of course we know now that life does not exist on the Moon, but over 300 years ago for all anyone knew, it did!

Check out some of these early examples of science fiction and see what you think. It may inspire you to discover other early works that you hadn't heard of. It's really interesting seeing what incredible ideas early writers came up with. Who is your favorite science fiction writer?

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