Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Author: Jules Verne
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An adaptation of the nineteenth-century science fiction tale of an electric submarine, its eccentric captain, and the undersea world, which anticipated many of the scientific achievements of the twentieth century.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Author: Jules Verne
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French naturalist Dr. Aronnax embarks on an expedition to hunt down a sea monster, only to discover instead the Nautilus, a remarkable submarine built by the enigmatic Captain Nemo. Together Nemo and Aronnax explore the underwater marvels, undergo a transcendent experience amongst the ruins of Atlantis, and plant a black flag at the South Pole. But Nemo's mission is one of revenge-and his methods coldly efficient.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781853260315
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Professor Aronnax sets out in search of a dangerous sea monster, only to learn that the monster is really Captain Nemo's powerful submarine

20 000 Leagues Under the Seas

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438446659
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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.

Great Illustrated Classics

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Abdo Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781577655336
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For generations, readers have enjoyed classic literature. They have delighted in the romance of Jane Austen, thrilled at the adventures of Jules Verne, and pondered the lessons of Aesop. Introduce young readers to these familiar volumes with Great Illustrated Classics. In this series, literary masterworks have been adapted for young scholars. Large, easy-to-read type and charming pen-and-ink drawings enhance the text. Students are sure to enjoy becoming acquainted with traditional literature through these well-loved classics.

20 000 Leagues Under the Sea

Author: Lisa R. Church
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402725333
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Retells the adventures of a French professor and his two companions as they sail above and below the world's oceans as prisoners on the fabulous electric submarine of the deranged Captain Nemo.

20 000 Leagues Under the Sea and Other Classic Novels

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Incorporated
ISBN: 9781435141827
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Writing in France in the nineteenth century, Jules Verne captured his era's fascination with adventure and exploration in a series of novels he referred to as his Voyages extraordinaires. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Other Classic Novels is a unique compilation of six of Verne's best-known novels that extrapolate developing technology and scientific inquisitiveness into rousing adventures as exciting and provocative today as when they were first written.

The Hound of the Baskervilles and the Valley of Fear

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Collector's Library
ISBN: 9781904633723
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.0000000000The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Doyle's best-known Holmes novels, frequently adapted for film and television, which is not surprising given the highly dramatic scenes of mist-wrapped moors echoing to the horrific howls of a supernatural hound. Is this a genuinely devilish apparition or is there a cunning murderer at work? Only Sherlock Holmes can solve the mystery. This volume also contains The Valley of Fear, a dark, powerful tale in which Holmes confronts the evil Professor Moriarty once more. With an Afterword by David Stuart Davies, a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, and an authority on Sherlock Holmes. He has written the Afterwords for all the Collector's Library Holmes volumes.

The Extraordinary Journeys

Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192804650
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'If ever a human foot is to tread the Pole, it must be a British one!'First Mate Shandon receives a mysterious letter asking him to construct a reinforced steamship in Liverpool. As he heads out for Melville Bay and the Arctic labyrinth, a crewman reveals himself to be John Hatteras, and his lifelong obsession, the Pole. Despite experiencing appalling cold andhunger, the captain treks across the frozen wastes in search of fuel. Abandoned by his crew, Hatteras remains without resources at the coldest spot on earth. How can he find food and explore the Polar Sea? And what will he find at the top of the world? This new translation by the father of Verne Studies brilliantly conveys the hypnotic mood and gripping authenticity of Verne's second novel. This edition also includes the original, censored ending, previously unpublished chapters, and evidence of Verne's plagiarism.