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Giacomo Casanova Wrote A Science Fiction Influenced By Benjamin Franklin’s Concepts of Future Air Travel

Italian writer Giacomo Casanova had written a science fiction book, near the end of his life, called, “Icosameron, or the Story Of Edward and Elizabeth: Who Spent Eighty-One Years in the Land Of the Megamicers”.

Casanova met Benjamin Franklin during the Italian writer’s last trip to Paris in 1783. Benjamin Franklin’s concepts of future air travel influenced some of the plot in his novel.

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