Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
by Jules Verne
Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. 1899
Number of pages: 334
Taken prisoner aboard the rogue submarine Nautilus in 1873, a French professor of marine biology travels an underwater world with his captors, while discovering the philosophy and technical knowledge of the vessel's strange Captain Nemo--Latin for "no one." Battling giant sea creatures, collecting sunken gold, sinking enemy ships, and eating unknown aquatic delights provide nonstop adventure for all ages.
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