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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Perhaps we saw the 1950's movie with Kirk Douglas, or maybe we had the snot scared out of us on the Disney World ride as kids-regardless, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is indelibly etched into the... More > collective memory. The original by Jules Verne was published in 1869 when submarines where in their infancy: once again Verne predicts much of what will come technologically.The crew of an American ship sets off to investigate a giant sea monster, only to find it, fight it, and then realize it's a submarine. It's called the Nautilus, and was built by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Fortunately he lets the multinational crew live long enough to go exploring with him. Until, like many mad scientist types, he gets bored of his quarry and goes a bit nuts. One last thing: don't let the name 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea fool you. 20K leagues is over two and a half times the circumference of the Earth. The title refers to the total distance they traveled: 20,000 leagues. Enjoy!< Less
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne, published in 1870. It is about the fictional Captain... More > Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus, as seen by one of his passengers, Professor Pierre Aronnax.< Less
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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On-demand publishing tool Lulu (www.lulu.com) and the Gutenberg Project (www.promo.net/pg/) present a new edition of Jules Verne's classic adventure 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea."The year 1866... More > was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited. . .For some time past vessels had been met by 'an enormous thing,' a long object, spindle-shaped, occationally phosphorescent, and infinitely larger and more rapid in its movements than a whale."< Less
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne, published in 1870. It is about the fictional Captain... More > Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus, as seen by one of his passengers, Professor Pierre Aronnax< Less
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is an excellent science fiction novel by French essayist Jules Verne, distributed in 1870. It is regarding the... More > fictional Captain Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus, as perceived by one of his travelers, Professor Pierre Aronnax.< Less
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. It tells the story of Captain Nemo... More > and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax. The original edition had no illustrations; the first illustrated edition was published by Hetzel with illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou.< Less
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. It tells the story of Captain Nemo... More > and his submarine Nautilus as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax. The original edition had no illustrations; the first illustrated edition was published by Hetzel with illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou.< Less
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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Excerpt: Fifteen days later and 2,000 leagues farther, the Helvetia from the Compagnie Nationale and the Shannon from the Roy-al Mail line, running on opposite tacks in that part of the At-lantic... More > lying between the United States and Europe, respect-ively signaled each other that the monster had been sighted in latitude 42 degrees 15' north and longitude 60 degrees 35' west of the meridian of Greenwich. From their simultaneous observations, they were able to estimate the mammal's minim-um length at more than 350 English feet;1 this was because both the Shannon and the Helvetia were of smaller dimensions, although each measured 100 meters stem to stern. Now then, the biggest whales, those rorqual whales that frequent the wa-terways of the Aleutian Islands, have never exceeded a length of 56 meters—if they reach even that.< Less
20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA By Jules Verne
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