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    • Around the World in 80 Days

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Eoin Joyce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    "Around the World in Eighty Days" (French: "Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours") is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (equal to about £2 million in 2016) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, bland narrator

    • By Josephine on 09-13-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • 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 3,112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,798
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,777

    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

    • 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 975
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 903
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 905

    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

    • 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 1,185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 833
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 836

    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

    • 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 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    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

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    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

    • 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 196
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    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

    • The Mysterious Island

    • By: Jules Verne, Jordan Stump - translator
    • Narrated by: Berny Clark
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,349
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,226

    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

    • 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 233
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 204

    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

    • Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Peter Husmann
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,375
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,382

    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

    • 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 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    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

    • The Mysterious Island

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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: Kate Petrie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne is a classic novel filled with wonder and adventure. The story begins when London native Phileas Fogg attempts to win a wager by attempting to travel around the world in 80 days. Fogg accompanied by his newly hired valet, Jean Passepartout, sets off on his adventure on October 2, 1872.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Around the World in Eighty Days (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    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

    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David Case, Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 599
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 509
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 513

    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

    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    The year is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by a deadly sea monster. The US government dispatches marine life expert Professor Aronnax on an extended voyage to investigate this new threat. He discovers not a monster, but a marvelous submarine vessel piloted by a deadly captain with a secret agenda. Heralded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne demonstrates his powers of predictive intuition in this classic underwater adventure.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    • By: Jules Verne, Deniz Cordell
    • Narrated by: J. T. Turner, Allan Mayo, Joseph Zamparelli, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another outstanding CRT production!

    • By ljl84437 on 03-22-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Around the World in 80 Days, Mysterious Island, 20,000 Leagues Under Sea (Annotated)

    • By: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: Mark Smith, Ralph Snelson, Michele Fry
    • Length: 44 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This audiobook collection includes three Jules Verne classics: Around the World in 80 Days, The Mysterious Island, and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely amazing

    • By Jake Loya on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    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

    • 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 106
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    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
    • Good if you like numbers

    • By CSC on 07-13-18

    Regular price: $17.47

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