Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • by Jules Verne
  • Narrated by Alan Munro
  • 18 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.
After much fruitless searching, the monster is found, and the ship charges into battle. During the fight, the ship's steering is damaged, and the three men are thrown overboard. They find themselves stranded on the "hide" of the creature, only to discover to their surprise that it is a large metal construct. They are quickly captured and brought inside the vessel, where they meet its enigmatic creator and commander, Captain Nemo.

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The Deadpan of Alan Munro

Great novel, always been a favorite and deserving of its status as a classic. This was my first encounter with the narrator, and I have endured him through many since. The novels he narrates are always priced cheap, so if you can tolerate him then it's a good deal.
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- Eric

A naturalists delight

Although the painstakingly detailed descriptions of marine ecosystems may become tedious and boring to some folks, it is a rare treat for anyone with a naturalists bent. The storyline is also quite enjoyable, daring you to believe the inconceivable. A true classic.
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- LAINA SHILL

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-13-2017
  • Publisher: Trout Lake Media