Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
Publish date: 2002-04-01
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Pages no: 394
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
TITLE: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas AUTHOR: Jules Verne TRANSLATOR: William Butcher EDITION: Oxford World's Classics DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2009 (reissue) FORMAT: Paperback ISBN-13: 9780199539277 ______________________________ Description: "French naturalist Dr Aronnax embarks ...
It's cool how he used imagination and tried to keep things as scientific as possible. I'm sure this story inspired many after it. Merged review:It's cool how he used imagination and tried to keep things as scientific as possible. I'm sure this story inspired many after it.
Somewhat surprisingly, I really enjoyed this book. I am always wary of reading old science fiction as you never know how well it would age, but I thought this was really well done. Like most 19th century French authors, Verne does get carried away with the descriptions (I may have nightmares about h...
“Under the seaUnder the seaWhen the sardineBegin the beguineIt's music to meWhat do they got? A lot of sandWe got a hot crustacean bandEach little clam hereknow how to jam hereUnder the sea”- Sebastian the groovy Caribbean CrabThe perfect soundtrack for Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas really....
Once again my Classical Literature Bookclub has selected a book that I have been meaning to reread but have not been able to due to the multitude of other books on my to-read shelf (and also the fact that the copy that my Dad owns is back in Adelaide, along with the other Jules Verne books that I wo...