Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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Barnes & Noble, 2012 - Sea stories - 469 pages
When Professor Pierre Aronnax and harpoonist Ned Land join an expedition to hunt a fierce whale that has been sinking ships, little do they expect that they will soon become captives of Captain Nemo, a self-exiled renegade who prowls the sea in his magnificent submarine, the Nautilus, seeking revenge against the civilised world that he feels has betrayed him. Aboard the Nautilus, Aronnax and Land are introduced to an undersea world that is mysterious, marvellous and exhilarating, and have extraordinary adventures among the flora and fauna of the ocean. First published in 1870 as one of Jules Verne's Extraordinary Voyages , Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is revered as a landmark of science fiction and a classic tale of wonder. This edition is one Barnes & Noble s leatherbound classics for young readers. It features full-colour art by Milo Winter, an elegant bonded leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark and distinctive gilt edging. This volume will provide hours of pleasure for readers of all ages.

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne is a classic science fiction novel published in 1870. The book's original title Vingt mille lieues sous les mers, the literal translation would be "Seas ... Read full review

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Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.

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