By Jules Verne
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Widely considered as the daddy of recent technological know-how fiction, Jules Verne wrote greater than seventy books and created hundreds and hundreds of memorable characters. His most well-liked novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues less than the Sea, is not just a super piece of clinical prophecy, but in addition an exhilarating tale with fantastic, sophisticated characterizations.
The 12 months is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by means of a perilous sea monster. The U.S. govt dispatches marine-life professional Pierre Aronnax to enquire aboard the warship Abraham Lincoln. while the send is sunk through the mysterious creature, he and different survivors notice that the monster is in reality a fabulous submarine—the Nautilus—commanded by way of the bright yet sour Captain Nemo. Nemo refuses to allow his visitors go back to land, yet as a substitute taking them on a sequence of amazing adventures during which they stumble upon underwater forests, substantial clams, monster storms, large squid, treacherous polar ice and—most astounding of all—the amazing misplaced urban of Atlantis!
Victoria Blakeis a contract author. She has labored on the Paris Review and contributed to the Boulder day-by-day Camera, small literary presses within the usa, and English-language courses in Bangkok, Thailand. She at present lives and works in San Diego, California.
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