William Butcher

email: wbutcher at netvigator.com

1A, Kai Ku Shue Ha Village
Luk Keng, North District, NT
Hong Kong
 

Tel: (852) 9488 6470


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Bill Butcher was Founding Director of the Language Centres at the Hong Kong IVE, and is now an independent author and businessman. He previously worked at Oxford and the ENA (Paris).

Dr Butcher's research area is the French novelist Jules Verne, on whom he has published a million words.

Recent books

Joyous Miseries (Acadian, 2011)

一个中国人在中国的遭遇 (Arcadia, 2010)

Le Tour du monde (Gallimard, 2009)

Salon de 1857 (Acadien, 2008)

Recent publications

"L'Origine des origines" (en japonais)

"Captain Grant" (in Chinese -- English version)

Review of Kip Brothers

Selected notes to Captain Hatteras (Polish)

"Les Episodes fantômes de Vingt mille lieues sous les mers" (en japonais)

Review of Parole, personnage et sujet dans les récits littéraires de Benjamin Constant

"The Quest for Jules Verne's Amazing Machines", Omega Lifetime

"Introduction" in Extraordinary Voyages