20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1981 - Fiction - 382 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. A nineteenth-century novel of science fiction tells of adventures beneath the sea

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Review: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Illustrated Junior Library)

User Review  - James - Goodreads

This is the story of Professor Aronnax and two companions who, in search of a giant ship-wrecking narwhal, find instead the Nautilus, a futuristic submarine. Its strange captain, last name Nemo, takes ... Read full review

Review: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Great Illustrated Classics)

User Review  - Melissa Mahle - Goodreads

The hallmark of a classic story is to be able to enchant readers across generations. Verne has certainly achieved this with 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. I never read this book as a child (or even saw ... Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Jules Verne (1828-1905) used a combination of scientific facts and his imagination to take readers on extraordinary imaginative journeys to fantastic places. In such books as " Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon, " and " Journey to the Center of the Earth, " he predicted many technological advances of the twentieth century, including the invention of the automobile, telephone, and nuclear submarines, as well as atomic power and travel to the moon by rocket.

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