20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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In the "Graphic Classics " version of this pioneering, nineteenth-century science fiction novel, the brilliant but strange Captain Nemo has designed a gigantic submarine, which he now captains. With his crew, he uses his submarine, the "Nautilus, " as a weapon of vengeance against the civilization that has rejected and exiled him. " Graphic Classics " are graphic novel versions of immortal novels and plays, presented in a way to help make great literary works accessible to students, and encourage boys and girls to discover the joy of reading the masterworks in their original form. Titles in this series tell absorbing, fast-paced stories dramatized with high-quality color illustrations. Each "Graphic Classics " title includes a thumbnail biography of the author, a list of his or her important works, a timeline of historic events that helped inspire the story, general notes, and an index. " Graphic Classics " titles are available in both paperback and hardcover editions.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 165 x 251 x 5mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0764142798
  • 9780764142796

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News reports tell of a gigantic monster roaming the high seas at incredible speed. Professor Aronnax is brought in to investigate--and finds himself imprisoned under the sea! Who is the mysterious Captain Nemo who has sworn never to set foot on land? Will Aronnax and his friends ever escape from their amazing journey beneath the waves?
This new graphic novel version brings Jules Verne's classic adventure story vividly to life.
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In this pioneering, nineteenth-century science fiction novel, the brilliant but strange Captain Nemo has designed a gigantic submarine, which he now captains. With his crew, he uses his submarine, the "Nautilus, " as a weapon of vengeance against the civilization that has rejected and exiled him. But has Nemo met his match in the formidable Professor Aronnax?
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4 52% (14)
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2 4% (1)
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