Product Description From the Inside Flap (back cover) News reports tell of a gigantic monster roaming the high seas at incredible speed. Professor Aronnax is brought in to investigateaand 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 Verneas classic adventure story vividly to life. About the Author Jules Verne born at Nantes France in 1828 of legal and seafaring stock was the author of innumerable adventure stories that combined a vivid imagination with a gift for popularizing science. Although he studied law at Paris he devoted his life entirely to writing. His most popular stories besides 20000 Leagues Under the Sea (1870) include: Five Weeks in a Balloon (1863) Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) A Trip to the Moon (1865) Around the World in Eighty Days (1872) and Michael Strogoff (1876). In addition he was the author of a number of successful plays as well as a popular history of exploration from Phoenician times to the mid-nineteenth century The Discovery of the Earth (1878-80). After a long and active career in literature Jules Verne died at Amiens France in 1905.
Questions & Answers
Have a Question?
Be the first to ask a question about this.