Synopses & Reviews
The classic tale of Captain Nemo and the submarine the Nautilus, this is the quintessential translation by the internationally renowned Verne scholar, William Butcher. This edition of Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea reports the very first study of Verne's manuscript and is packed with detail on artistic and scientific references.
French naturalist Dr Aronnax embarks on an expedition to hunt down a sea monster, only to discover the Nautilus, a self-contained world built by its enigmatic captain, Nemo. Together Nemo and Aronnax explore underwater marvels. But Nemo's mission is one of revenge.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xl]-xliv).