But fun most of the time.
Stretches the limits of suspended belief to the breaking point unless you keep in mind the time period in which it was written.
Parts of Europe, and I think North Africa get scooped up on a passing comet and they travel out to Saturn and back.
(My geography is horrible)
Nobody even knew they were gone.
The English don't get to come back.
That made me giggle since Jules Verne was French.
It's up and down, alternating story with technical stuff.
The technical astrology stuff I skipped.
I really don't care how far Jupiter is from the sun.