20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
A mysterious sea monster is attacking shipping, and Arronax, a scientist, joins an expedition to find and destroy the monster. Instead he becomes a prisoner of proud and ruthless Captain Nemo.
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Monster at Sea
A Strange Whale
A Walk under Water
Buried at Sea
Saving Captain Nemo
The Arabian Tunnel
The South Pole
Escaping the Whirlwind
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Abraham Lincoln Arabian Tunnel asked Atlantic Ocean beautiful began cabin Captain Nemo invited Captain Nemo led Captain Nemo turned close coast Conseil replied coral coral reef crew cried dangerous darkness deck dinghy diving suits door Escaping the Whirlwind eyes feet long giant giant squid harpoon hatch horror hour later hunt ice shelf iceberg Indian Ocean INTERMEDIATE CEF island jaws Jules Verne wrote knew light look machine Mediterranean Sea metal miles minutes later Monsieur Aronnax morning move Ned Land night o'clock oyster Pacific Ocean Papuans pearl prisoners Professor Aronnax pulled reached the Nautilus realised Red Sea rise round saloon saw Captain Nemo sea creature sea monster seen set sail sharks ship ship's shouted sink sleep soon South Pole speed squid staircase stared stay stopped struck Suddenly suffocating surface thought thousand leagues tree line twenty violent wait wanted woke
Page 4 - His highly popular novels include ]ourney to the Center of the Earth (1864) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). The first major English writer of science fiction was HG Wells (1866-1946), whose Time Machine (1895), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), and The War of the Worlds (1898) became instant classics.