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    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: James Frain
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761

    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,

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Anthony Bonner!!

    • By Tad Davis on 08-18-11

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Journey to the Center of the Earth: A Signature Performance by Tim Curry

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,877
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,581
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,560

    A Signature Performance: Tim Curry, the source of our inspiration, returns – this time, he captures the quirky enthusiasm of this goofily visionary adventure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Feels like Jules Verne

    • By Ramon on 03-10-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Around the World in 80 Days

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 772

    Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne's hero traverses the far reaches of the earth, all the while tracked by the intrepid Detective Fix, a bounty hunter certain he is on the trail of a notorious bank robber.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous narration for Verne Classic

    • By Gary on 05-03-05

    Regular price: $25.20

    • The Mysterious Island

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Berny Clark
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,148

    Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne’s masterpiece. “Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump” ( Kirkus Reviews), here is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful novel, mediocre translation

    • By Tad Davis on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Deadpan of Alan Munro

    • By Eric on 04-15-17

    Regular price: $3.49

    • Journey to the Center of the Earth

    • By: Jules Verne, Frederick Amadeus Malleson - translator
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    In the midst of examining an ancient Icelandic manuscript, professor and mineralogist Otto Liedenbrock and his nephew Axel make an astonishing discovery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great classic

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-14-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Around the World in Eighty Days (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Pragmatic gambler Phileas Fogg has made a gentlemanly wager to the members of his exclusive club: that he can circle the world in just eighty days, right down to the minute. Fetching his newly appointed French valet, Fogg embarks on a fabulous journey across land and sea - by steamer, rail, and elephant - to win the bet of a lifetime.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Peter Husmann
    • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,351
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,358

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic that everyone should read.

    • By John S on 07-18-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • A Journey to the Center of the Earth

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Peter Batchelor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 193

    Jule's Verne's A Journey to the Center of the Earth is a science fiction classic. Volcanic tubes bring intrepid travelers toward the center of the Earth, where they encounter many adventures, including prehistoric animals.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good!

    • By Loren on 08-10-16

    Regular price: $4.19

    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David Case, Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 538
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 455

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Lousy translation

    • By Tad Davis on 09-02-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Around the World in 80 Days

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 185
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club. Around the World in 80 Days is one of Jules Verne's most acclaimed works.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • narration is BAD

    • By Akela on 10-30-15

    Regular price: $3.49

    • Journey to the Center of the Earth (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    A sixteenth-century cryptogram spurs modern geologist Otto Liedenbrock to embark on the most remarkable human quest ever taken. With his nephew and guide, he leads the descent from a dormant Icelandic volcano into the unexplored realm beneath their feet. There, a vast subterranean ocean, prehistoric creatures, and natural phenomena are but a few of the wonders hidden from all but the boldest eyes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Vernian Jouney

    • By Andreea Marin on 11-29-17

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Around the World in 80 Days [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Phileas Fogg, a gentleman of stringent and inflexible habits, proposes that he can circumvent the globe in 80 days. He wagers half of his fortune to this effect. But when a high profile bank robbery occurs, the dogged Detective Fix is convinced that Mr. Fogg is an audacious bank robber and that his entire "gentleman's wager" is a charade. Thus begins a wild battle of cat and mouse that takes the clever combatants around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my Favorites! What an adventure!

    • By sailorgirl12 on 08-09-17

    Regular price: $8.39

    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING Performance!!!

    • By Dan on 06-13-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
    • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good one

    • By Tad Davis on 06-19-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not satisfied

    • By Neekola27 on 10-31-16

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Mysterious Island

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Like many Jules Verne classics, The Mysterious Island takes you on an unforgettable journey of adventure and reflection. During the American Civil War, a group of Union soldiers escape their confederate captors when they steal a balloon. What they didn't anticipate is the violent storm that awaits them and leads them into uncharted territory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Jules Verne’s Best

    • By Deena on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Around the World in 80 Days

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349

    When an eccentric Englishman named Phileas Fogg makes a daring wager that he can circle the globe in just eighty days, it’s the beginning of a breathlessly-paced world tour. With his devoted servant Passepartout at his side, Fogg sets off on an adventurous journey filled with amazing encounters and wild mishaps. Pursued all the way by the bumbling Detective Fix, who believes the two travelers are bank robbers on the run, Fogg and Passepartout must use every means of transportation known to 19th-century man - including a hot-air balloon, a locomotive, and an elephant - to win the bet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • We Cheered at the End!

    • By teammine on 05-09-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • From the Earth to the Moon

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    The War of the Rebellion is over, and the members of the American Gun Club, bored with inactivity, look around for a new project. At last they have it: "We will build the greatest projectile the world has ever seen and make the moon our 38th state!" When From the Earth to the Moon was published in 1865, it was regarded as pure fantasy. Who could imagine a rocket that would carry men and animals through space?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Lacking

    • By Allen Brink on 05-21-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • La vuelta al mundo en 80 días [Around the World in 80 Days]

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Chema Agulló
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Phileas Fogg, un flemático inglés, ha apostado su fortuna a que dará la vuelta al mundo en 80 días, y empleará todos los medios de locomoción a su alcance: trenes, barcos, coches, y hasta un elefante y un trineo.

    Regular price: $19.95

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