A mysterious sea monster, theorized by some to be a giant narwhal, is sighted by ships of several nations; an ocean liner is also damaged by the creature. The United States government finally assembles an expedition to track down and destroy the menace. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a noted French marine biologist and narrator of the story, master harpoonist Ned Land, and Aronnax's faithful assistant Conseil join the expedition.
"A classic that everyone should read."
The most exciting underwater adventure ever! In 1866 a mysterious giant whale savagely attacks ships in international seas. A famous French marine biologist, Pierre Aronnax, joins the hunt to track down and incapacitate the creature. With him are his loyal servant, Conseil, and redoubtable Canadian harpooner Ned Land. They soon find that their enemy is no sea beast but a brilliantly designed submarine. They are captured and imprisoned by its master, the sinister Captain Nemo.
"A good one"
An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention - a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside Nemo's death ship on an underwater odyssey around the world from the pearl-laden waters of Ceylon to the icy dangers of the South Pole... as Captain Nemo, one of the greatest villians ever created, takes his revenge on all society. More than a marvelously thrilling drama, this is a perfect classic novel,
Professor Aronnax, a French naturalist, begins an extremely hazardous voyage to pursue a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the ‘monster’ turns out to be a giant submarine, the Nautilus, which is commanded by the enigmatic Captain Nemo. They explore underwater marvels, and find the ruins of Atlantis but Nemo has a hidden desire for revenge, which will not be ignored.
"I Have A Sinking Feeling You'll Love this Book"
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne follows the adventures of the mysterious captain Nemo and his incredible submarine, the Nautilus. Joining the captain on his epic journey around the world is Professor Pierre Aronnax, his servant Conseil, and the Canadian whaler Ned Land. These three become guests of the reclusive submariner when they are washed overboard on a ship that is tracking the Nautilus, believing that it is some kind of giant sea creature.
The oceans of the world are no longer safe. Ships are being attacked and sunk by what survivors describe as a giant sea monster. The United States Government sends the frigate Abraham Lincoln to investigate, carrying renowned scientist Pierre Aronnax in hopes of solving the mystery. They soon encounter the "sea monster", which is actually a submarine, far advanced than anything the world has ever seen - commanded by Captain Nemo.
"Another outstanding CRT production!"
Professor Arronax, in search of a sea monster, discovers it to be Captain Nemo and his remarkable submarine, the Nautilus, on which the professor and his party eventually become imprisoned.
The year 1866 was marked by a unique incident, a mysterious and inexplicable phenomenon, and rumors agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, especially seafaring men. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all countries, and the governments of several states on the two continents, were deeply interested in the matter.
De la vasta producción literaria del genial Julio Verne, 20.000 leguas de viaje submarino constituye uno de sus puntos más altos, fruto de una expresividad sin igual para narrar una aventura atrapante de principio a fin. El biólogo francés Pierre Aronnax y su criado, a bordo de una expedición, sufren los embates de un extraordinario monstruo marino que los arroja por la borda del buque, y si bien son rescatados en una primera instancia, quedarán prisioneros del Capitán Nemo, siendo conducidos por los océanos a bordo del submarino Nautilus.
"excellent book to exercise imagination"
Captain Nemo captures the men on his incredible submarine, the Nautilus. The captain and his unwilling passengers thus embark on a deep-sea odyssey that stretches from the palm-strewn Indian Ocean to the frozen peril of the South Pole. But the enigmatic Nemo has a darker purpose for his voyage...revenge on humanity.
"A good naration of a classic story"
One day, ships start sinking, particularly ones dealing with war. Survivors think it is a big whale. A harpoon ship goes out to kill it, but finds out that the "whale" is actually the Nautilus, a submarine.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic in which Verne prophesized many modern uses of the submarine. The story concerns the now famous fictional character Captain Nemo and his submarine, Nautilus, as seen by one of his passengers, Professor Pierre Aronnax. Over the years there have been many film, TV, and theatrical adaptations and variations of the book.
"classic story but the narrator sounds like a robot"
Professor Aronnax embarks in an expedition to find a strange underwater creature that has the power to destroy entire ships in one blow. After a strange turn of events Aronnax finds himself a prisoner in an underwater machine the likes of which the world has never seen before.
This classic adventure story written by the "Father of Science Fiction", Jules Verne, chronicles a fantastic voyage from the lost continent of Atlantis to the South Pole. Professor Aronnax, his faithful servant Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, set out on a hazardous voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. Discovering that the monster is in fact the giant submarine "Nautilus", they are soon captured by its mysterious commander, Captain Nemo.
The year is 1866. The maritime world is gripped by fear after reported sightings of a huge and terrible sea monster. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is possibly the first and finest work of science fiction; plausible, terrifying and utterly gripping.
Happy Birthday Jules Verne (February 8). Professor Pierre Aronnax and his faithful servant, Conseil, embark on an amazing journey in Captain Nemo's Nautilus in Verne's classic novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
"Great narration, translation a bit stilted"
Professor Pierre Aronnax boards an American frigate commissioned to investigate a rash of attacks on international shipping by what is thought to be an amphibious monster. The supposed sea creature, which is actually the submarine Nautilus, sinks Aronnax's vessel and imprisons him along with his devoted servant Conseil and Ned Land, a temperamental harpooner.
"Gothic Sci Fi classic, narrated for kindergartners"
It is 1958 and France's first nuclear submarine, Plongeur, leaves port for the first of its sea trials. On board, gathered together for the first time, are one of the Navy's most experienced captains and a tiny skeleton crew of sailors, engineers, and scientists. The Plongeur makes her first dive and goes down, and down and down. Out of control, the submarine plummets to a depth where the pressure will crush her hull, killing everyone on board, and beyond.
Questo “romanzo scientifico” è uno dei più famosi di Jules Verne, forse perché il misterioso personaggio del Capitano Nemo ha dato luogo a numerose successive produzioni artistiche.In realtà il romanzo consiste , non solo delle avventure dei tre protagonisti a bordo del Nautilus del capitano Nemo, ma di una lunga trattazione delle specie acquatiche presenti nei mari di tutto il globo, oltre che ad una visita alla misteriosa Atlantide.
This is a classic adventure tale set far down in the briny deep. Captain Nemo hunts the terrifying and mysterious monster that has already wrecked ships which disturbed its slumber. A scary, illuminating, and exciting listen for all ages, this story has achieved almost mythical status, and Jules Verne's great writing style makes the truly unbelievable seem entirely feasible: and utterly absorbing.
"Great story, want the full version"