20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne

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Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, over a century after its original publication, remains one of the hallmark works of science fiction. At a time when the development of submersible craft was still in its infancy, little more than a risky nautical experiment, Jules Verne virtually predicts the birth of the nuclear submarine. Readers are taken on an exciting tour of our undersea world that would be considered exotic even by today’s standards of travel and adventure. And, the theme of a driven and tortured genius using technology to isolate himself from the rest of mankind is perhaps even more relevant in today’s world of ever increasing technological progress.

This new Paradrome Press edition of Jules Verne’s classic, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, presents readers with the most current and respected version of this much loved story. This translation, by Walter James Miller and Frederick Paul Walter, was originally commissioned by the Naval Institute Press and corrects numerous passages that were previously mistranslated and reinstates many passages that had been left out entirely. The Paradrome Press edition takes this comprehensive translation and makes it sparkle with a brilliant visual perspective with intensely colored illustrations by John Morgan Patrick. In addition to this e-publication, a special hand-bound physical edition, limited to 200 copies, will be available through Amazon early in 2016.
 

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Published December 14, 2015 by Paradrome Press. 503 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction