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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 is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in... More > Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin d'Éducation et de Récréation. The deluxe illustrated edition, published by Hetzel in November 1871, included 111 illustrations by Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou. The book was highly acclaimed when released and still is now; it is regarded as one of the premiere adventure novels and one of Verne's greatest works, along with Around the World in Eighty Days and Journey to the Center of the Earth. The description of Nemo's ship, called the Nautilus, was considered ahead of its time, as it accurately describes features on submarines, which at the time were very primitive vessels.< 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 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 Oz By Chris Dulabone, Marin Elizabeth Xiques
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An adventure with the Patchwork Girl...a cruel spell cast by the Wicked Witch of the West...a meeting with the Rainbow's Daughter...an encounter with mermaids...a journey to the underground world of... More > Goblin Grotto...a visit to a giant sea serpent known as King Anko...all of these come together in this Ozzy tale. It starts when Paxton, a pig living on an Ozian farm, dreams of going on a sea voyage with Captain Salt, Royal Explorer of Oz. Find out what happens when Queen Ozma helps to make Paxton's wish come true.< Less
20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA By Jules Verne
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea By Jules Verne
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A mission to rid the seas of a monstrous creature becomes a terrifying nightmare when Professor Arronax, Conseil and Ned Land are thrown overboard. The huge marine animal which has haunted the water... More > is no living beast, but a spectacular man-made vessel, and the three men find themselves the helpless prisoners of Captain Nemo. Resigned to their fate, they begin a miraculous journey on the submarine ship which can travel through waters never before explored. For the Professor, at least, this voyage is one he would not have missed for the world.< Less