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Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

language (GoodBook Classics Dec. 25, 2014)
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.

Quotes from the book:

“We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.”

“If there were no thunder, men would have little fear of lightning.”

“The human mind delights in grand conceptions of supernatural beings.”

Readers' reviews:

“You can't be a serious science-fiction reader without delving just a bit into the genre's roots. 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' is a pretty ripping adventure complete with hidden underground worlds and dinosaurs and gleefully wrong-headed theories about geology.” (Chad Bearden,

“Wow, wow, wow. Excellent book. Probably not much needs to be said about this classic, but it was much more than I expected.” (Denise,

“This story is one of adventure, indomitable and evoking so many sights of creation in your mind's fantasy!” (N.T. Embe,

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