This story has long earned itself its inclusion in the lists of classic fiction. Arguably the first really sensible and feasible science fiction novel. It is full of imagination and attention to detail. When reading this story, it is very easy to imagine yourself there with the two adventurers.
A really good and timeless story that has not dimmed with the ages. Even though man has since landed on the moon this story loses none of its mystery and intrigue.
Read it - you won't be wasting your time.