Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Wordsworth Classics) por Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Wordsworth Classics) por Jules Verne

Titulo del libro: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Wordsworth Classics)

Autor: Jules Verne

ISBN: 1853260312

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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Professor Aronnax, his faithful servant, Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, begin an extremely hazardous voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the "monster" turns out to be a giant submarine, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, by whom they are soon held captive. So begins not only one of the great adventure classics by Jules Verne, the 'Father of Science Fiction', but also a truly fantastic voyage from the lost city of Atlantis to the South Pole.

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Unbearably thrilling and romantic...full of Verne's gentle humour Daily Mail Among the deep-sea volcanoes, shoals of swirling fish, giant squid and sharks, Captain Nemo steers the Nautilus. Nemo is the renegade scientist par excellence, a man madly inventive in his quest for revenge Sunday Telegraph A tale of terror, suspense and wonder Guardian Fabulous...the pace is sharp and the story as dramatic and engaging as ever Daily Express Verne's imagination has given us some of the greatest adventure stories of all time Daily Mail --Daily Mail

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'A strange twilight world opened up before me, and I felt as the first man to set foot on another planet, an intruder in this mystic garden of the deep.'

When Professor Aronnax embarks on daring mission to hunt down and destroy a mysterious sea creature that's menacing shipping he quickly finds his quarry.But what he discovers turns out to be beyond his wildest imagination.

The beast is man-made - a vast submarine called the Nautilus built by the renegade scientist Captain Nemo.And Aronnax and his men become his prisoners.Trapped onboard Nemo's advanced vessel on journey into inner space that takes them from the South Pole to the lost city of Atlantis.

More than just a thrilling adventure, Jules Verne's book was a window on the future, predicting with uncanny accuracy dramatic developments in deep ocean science and technology that were almost beyond imagination.

Today, Hollywood depends on its superhero, science fiction, and action and adventure franchises.But before The Abyss there was Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.In this stunning new edition, illustrated by fan-favourite comic book artist, Bryan Hitch, the original book's widescreen, cinematic vision is celebrated.

As the poster for the movie had it: 'Terror lurks in the depths ...'