Scientist Pierre Aronnax, together with his faithful servant Conseil and the whaler Ned Land, is invited to join a hazardous voyage to the Pacific Ocean to hunt down a terrifying sea monster. But on attacking it, they discover that it is in fact and enormous sub marine in disguise, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Nemo takes them on-board to join his crew, and their ensuing quests, explorations and misfortunes are among the greatest adventure stories ever told.
First published in 1871 to critical acclaim, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea is regarded as one of Jules Verne's finest works and a classic of the science fiction genre. It has been adapted into numerous films, television series, comic books and graphic novels.
About the Author
Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. He is best known for his novels Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873).
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 second most translated author of all time, behind 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".
Author : Jules Verne
Publisher : HARPER COLLINS
Binding Type : Paperback
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 978-0008195526