Widely regarded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne (1828-1905) wrote more than seventy books and created hundreds of memorable characters. His most popular novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, is not only a brilliant piece of scientific prophecy, but also a thrilling story with superb, subtle characterizations.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seasby Jules Verne
The classic underwater adventure of the mysterious ocean submersible, the Nautilus, and her captain, Captain Nemo. The story takes off when an ambitious Captain Nemo recruits people from all over the world to traverse the ocean bottom with him looking for strange and rare treasure. The true intentions of Captain Nemo become evident however when his true goal comes to the knowledge of his crew.
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Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- February 8, 1828
- Date of Death:
- March 24, 1905
- Place of Birth:
- Nantes, France
- Place of Death:
- Amiens, France
- Nantes lycée and law studies in Paris
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