After this monster attacks and sinks several vessels, people all over the world are both amazed and alarmed. Finally an American frigate, the Abraham Lincoln, is fitted out to find and to destroy the mysterious sea creature. Among its passengers is Pierre Aronnax, professor of natural history in the Museum of Paris, who published his opinion that the monster is a giant narwhal.
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The Buyer is responsible for return postage costs.Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a marine adventure book, which can be qualified even fiction novel; one of the first novels of science fiction. In , when this book came out, no underwater trip had been done, reported, Jules Verne therefore allows to imagine from scientific basis for certain facts (pressure, temperature /5.
Published in , originally in French, 20, Leagues Under the Sea is a classic example of the imagination and foresight of Jules Verne. His pioneering approach to writing in the late 19th century led many to refer to him as the father of science fiction.
There's a reason Jules Verne is considered one of the greats. This collection of his stories proves why. I originally purchased this so I could re-read 20, leagues under the sea, which I had not read since I was a child and quite frankly I think I remember finding it really boring when I was a kid.4/5.
These men who would travel 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea'. Republished in with the subtitle of 'An Underwater Tour of the World'. A French league in Vern's time was about four kilometers, or about miles per league.
Leagues Under the Sea [Jules Verne] on tranceformingnlp.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Professor Aronnax, a French biologist, is invited to a warship to participate the action of hunting the rumored sea tranceformingnlp.coms: Jules Verne's wrote a sequel to this book: L'Île mystérieuse (The Mysterious Island, ), which concludes the stories begun by Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Author: Jules Verne.