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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.' Scientist Pierre Aronnax and his colleagues set out on an expedition to find a strange sea monster and are captured by the infamous and charismatic Captain Nemo and taken abroad the Nautilus submarine as his prisoners. As they travel the world's oceans, they become embroiled in adventures and events beyond their wildest dreams. Visionary in its outlook, Vern's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a legendary science fiction masterpiece.
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An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention -- a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside Nemo's death ship on an underwater odyssey around the world from the pearl-laden waters of Ceylon to the icy dangers of the South Pole . . .as Captain Nemo, one of the greatest villians ever created, takes his revenge on all society.
More than a marvelously thrilling drama, this classic novel, written in 1870, foretells with uncanny accuracy the inventions and advanced technology of the twentieth century and has become a literary stepping-stone for generations of science fiction writers.
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Book Description Reader's Digest Association, 1990. Condition: New. Joseph Ciardiello (illustrator). NEW HARDCOVER, DUST JACKET IS NOT ISSUED. SHIPS FROM WA- USPS. EXPEDITED SHIPPING AVAILABLE. One of the greatest underwater sea adventures of all time, "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" is the story of Professor Pierre Aronnax who sets off aboard an American frigate to investigate a series of attacks, which has been reported to be made by an amphibious monster. The monster in question is actually the submarine vessel the Nautilus, which is commanded by the eccentric Captain Nemo. When the Nautilus destroys the Professor's ship, he is taken prisoner by Captain Nemo along with his trusted servant Conseil and the frigate's harpooner Ned Land. What follows for the three is a tale of great adventure and scientific wonder that will delight readers both young and old. "This Reader's Digest edition contains the complete text of Jules Verne's Twenty thousand leagues under the sea, first published in France as Vingt mille lieuse sous les mers in 1870"--T.p. verso. Previously published: New York : Dodd, Mead, 1952.Adventure; Classics; Fiction; Juvenile Fiction; Science Fiction; Sea stories; Submarines (Ships); Underwater exploration. Seller Inventory # CVA-MMN-JUN
Book Description Reader's Digest Association, 1990. Condition: New. Joseph Ciardiello (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0895773473
Book Description Reader's Digest Association, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110895773473
Book Description Reader's Digest Association. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0895773473 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.0560105
Book Description Reader's Digest Association, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: New. (1st,1870). Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0895773473n