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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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The adventure begins when Professor Aronnax accidentally becomes a prisoner of the very monster he is seeking to destroy -- the submarine Nautilus, commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Invited to experience the marvels of the Nautilus' magnifice ...Continua

Very good and classic book written by the famous author Jules Verne. It's very gripping and I read it very easily and fast because of its engaging plot. I liked it even if I'm not an addict of science fiction books.

Read once (abridged instead) and pass on
Fun story, but often too wordy with dry descriptions. Much of it reads more like a marine biology book than a novel. Interesting themes of freedom and vengeance. Apparently translation matters and Mendor T. Brunetti is preferred for accuracy of trans...Continua
Wrote 2/15/11
Finally, the read is over.
but maybe just because I am addicted to a different level of science fiction. Or I don't really like most classics. Anyway, it took me a lot to finish, didn't exactly thrill, and in the end the english translation isn't super duper. I wouldn't say I...Continua
Wrote 10/25/10
Jules Verne represents the dawn of modern science fiction. Science fiction normally focuses on the circumstances the characters are placed in and not necessarily on the characters and the relations between them. This is why sometimes science fiction...Continua
Wrote 6/12/10


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