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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (Version 3)

Jules Verne (1828-1905)

1. Introduction
2. 1-1. A Runaway Reef
3. 1-2. The Pros and Cons
4. 1-3. As Master Wishes
5. 1-4. Ned Land
6. 1-5. At Random!
7. 1-6. At Full Steam
8. 1-7. A Whale of Unknown Species
9. 1-8. "Mobilis in Mobili"
10. 1-9. The Tantrums of Ned Land
11. 1-10. The Man Of The Waters
12. 1-11. The Nautilus
13. 1-12. Everything through Electricity
14. 1-13. Some Figures
15. 1-14. The Black Current
16. 1-15. An Invitation in Writing
17. 1-16. Strolling the Plains
18. 1-17. An Underwater Forest
19. 1-18. Four Thousand Leagues Under the Pacific
20. 1-19. Vanikoro
21. 1-20. The Torres Strait
22. 1-21. Some Days Ashore
23. 1-22. The Lightning Bolts of Captain Nemo
24. 1-23. "Aegri Somnia"
25. 1-24. The Coral Realm
26. 2-1. The Indian Ocean
27. 2-2. A New Proposition from Captain Nemo
28. 2-3. A Pearl Worth Ten Million
29. 2-4. The Red Sea
30. 2-5. Arabian Tunnel
31. 2-6. The Greek Islands
32. 2-7. The Mediterranean in Forty–Eight Hours
33. 2-8. The Bay of Vigo
34. 2-9. A Lost Continent
35. 2-10. The Underwater Coalfields
36. 2-11. The Sargasso Sea
37. 2-12. Sperm Whales and Baleen Whales
38. 2-13. The Ice Bank
39. 2-14. The South Pole
40. 2-15. Accident or Incident?
41. 2-16. Shortage of Air
42. 2-17. From Cape Horn to the Amazon
43. 2-18. The Devilfish
44. 2-19. The Gulf Stream
45. 2-20. In Latitude 47° 24' and Longitude 17° 28'
46. 2-21. A Mass Execution
47. 2-22. The Last Words of Captain Nemo
48. 2-23. Conclusion

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    Summary

    Originally published 1870, this recording is from the English translation by Frederick P. Walter, published 1991, containing the unabridged text from the original French and offered up into the public domain. It is considered to be the very first science fiction novel ever written, the first novel about the undersea world, and is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. It tells the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus, as seen from the perspective of Professor Pierre Aronnax

    Reviews

    Anon

    Everyone keeps mentioning the first lady, but Sean in chapter 8-9 reading is horrendous. It sounds like he's speaking through a mouth full of spit he refuses to discharge. I was thuroughly disgusted

    really good book but the woman from chapter 1-7-11 needs to be replaced and read by someone else I would just by the book and read it.

    Nidhin

    - Her reading sucks !

    Lady you put people to sleep. Unfortunately this was my first audio book and you made totally uninterested. The way she reads is as if she is reading for a namesake to earn some money. I dont understand how people would even give 2 stars and some douchebags have even given 5 star rating !

    Timothy

    - Horrible

    I have heard a lot of audio books and some readers are really good but the woman reading chapter 1 is awful. And it's painful to listen to I couldn't hear all of it. Now with the woman in chapter 18 she has potential believe it or not. She has a good voice but it sounds like she needs to re catch her breath every time she finishes a sentence. In conclusion I would not recommend this book.

    Peter R

    - If you are worried about the readers, don't be

    If you are hesitant on listening to this book because of the readers, don't be. True, some of the readers are better than others, but honestly, there was only one chapter that was incomprehensible. Don't pass this classic up.....

    Butch

    - Great book. Spotty reading

    A great piece of work ... But. Many different readers creates a distracting listening experience. And I agree with many here, the woman who reads is not very engaging. She has a very affected way of speaking/ reading that is almost

    Julie

    - Review

    What a wonderful book. So different then the movies. Very very scientifically informative. If you can get past the first two chapters with its horrible narration you will enjoy the book. I didn't want it to end.

    Jeffrey PK

    - Not Great

    It sounds like one reader has theatrical training and she does not know how to just read a good story. Lilting your voice down and up wow. Great book though

    Ashleigh

    - That woman!

    Oh lord. I have tried to get into this book so many times, but that woman's voice is HORRENDOUS. It is honestly unlistenable. If you skip through her first track you come across multiple other readers who are bareable, but don't get comfortable - because she comes back. From what I have been able to listen to this book is amazing but the audio does it such a disservice.

    Indi

    - 20,000 leagues under the seas

    Good grief. I love this story, but some of the readers leave much to be desired. One in particular should learn how to pronounce common words. One reader was excellent, but there wasn't enough of him. I wish he'd read the entire volume.