Twenty thousand leagues under the sea

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&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RTwenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RJules Verne&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&R &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R New introductions commissioned from today''s top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader''s viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader''s understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&R &&L/P&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&RWidely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, &&LB&&RJules Verne&&L/B&&R wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, &&LI&&RTwenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea&&L/I&&R, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RThe year is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by a deadly sea monster. The U.S. government dispatches marine-life specialist Pierre Aronnax to investigate aboard the warship &&LI&&RAbraham Lincoln&&L/I&&R. When the ship is sunk by the mysterious creature, he and two other survivors discover that the monster is in fact a marvelous submarine--the &&LI&&RNautilus&&L/I&&R--commanded by the brilliant but bitter Captain Nemo. Nemo refuses to let his guests return to land, but instead taking them on a series of fantastic adventures in which they encounter underwater forests, giant clams, monster storms, huge squid, treacherous polar ice and--most spectacular of all--the magnificent lost city of Atlantis!&&LBR&&R&&L/P&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&R&&LSTRONG&&RVictoria Blake&&L/B&&R&&L/B&&R is a freelance writer. She has worked at the &&LI&&RParis Review&&L/I&&R and contributed to the &&LI&&RBoulder Daily Camera&&L/I&&R, small literary presses in the United States, and English-language publications in Bangkok, Thailand. She currently lives and works in San Diego, California.&&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R
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auth_author2 Allen, Philip Schuyler, 1871-1937., Blake, Victoria., Coward, David,, Waterfield, Robin, 1952-
author Jules Verne
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display_description 'Immediately a long tentacle reached in through the opening like a snake, and a score of others waved about above it' -- At first they think it is a giant sea monster -- a vast black object, menacing the oceans and causing panic over the world. Yet when Professor Aronnax joins an expedition to hunt down the creature, he and his two companions discover it is a giant submarine, the Nautilus. Captured and held prisoner on board by its captain, Nemo -- unpredictable, enigmatic, exiled from humanity -- they have no choice but to travel the underwater depths with him, encountering coral reefs, polar ice, the city of Atlantis and a terrifying giant squid that tries to drag the Nautilus down into the deep.
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subject_facet French fiction, Nemo, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Science fiction, Sea stories, Submarines (Ships), Submarines (Ships) -- Fiction, Submarines. -- Fiction, Underwater exploration -- Fiction, Voyages, Imaginary -- Fiction
title_display Twenty thousand leagues under the sea
title_full Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Twenty thousand leagues under the sea / Jules Verne ; [this abridgement by Robin Waterfield], Twenty thousand leagues under the sea / Jules Verne ; illustrated by W. J. Aylward, Twenty thousand leagues under the sea / Jules Verne ; translated from the French by Philip Schuyler Allen, Twenty thousand leagues under the sea / Jules Verne ; translated with an introduction and notes by David Coward, Twenty thousand leagues under the sea / Jules Verne ; with an introduction and notes by Victoria Blake
title_short Twenty thousand leagues under the sea
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Fiction, French fiction, Nemo, Captain (Fictitious character), Sea stories, Submarines, Submarines (Ships), Underwater exploration, Voyages, Imaginary