When An Unidentified Monster Threatens International Shipping, French Oceanographer Pierre Aronnax And His Unflappable Assistant Conseil Join An Expedition Organized By The US Navy To Hunt Down And Destroy The Menace After Months Of Fruitless Searching, They Finally Grapple With Their Quarry, But Aronnax, Conseil, And The Brash Canadian Harpooner Ned Land Are Thrown Overboard In The Attack, Only To Find That The Monster Is Actually A Futuristic Submarine, The Nautilus, Commanded By A Shadowy, Mystical, Preternaturally Imposing Man Who Calls Himself Captain Nemo Thus Begins A Journey Of , Leagues Nearly , Miles That Will Take Captain Nemo, His Crew, And These Three Adventurers On A Journey Of Discovery Through Undersea Forests, Coral Graveyards, Miles Deep Trenches, And Even The Sunken Ruins Of Atlantis Jules Verne S Novel Of Undersea Exploration Has Been Captivating Readers Ever Since Its First Publication In , And Frederick Paul Walter S Reader Friendly, Scientifically Meticulous Translation Of This Visionary Science Fiction Classic Is Complete And Unabridged Down To The Smallest Substantive Detail
Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science fiction He is best known for his novelsJourney to the Center of the Earth1864 ,Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea1870 , andAround the World in Eighty Days1873 Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of space travel had been devised He is the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie His prominent novels have been made into films Verne, along with H G Wells, is often referred to as the Father of Science Fiction.
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- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
- Jules Verne
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