In the middle of the nineteenth century navigators throughout all seas and oceans became witnesses of an unusual object: a luminous spindle-like monster, which excelled whales both in size and speed.
rom the creator of classic adventure novel, Jules Gabriel Verne, a French author, whose timeless works are still read with great pleasure as it was a century ago. “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”, published in 1869, attracts millions of readers – the lovers of wonderful journeys. The story of Professor Pierre Aronnax accompanied by his friends, who found themselves adrift on a mysterious submarine, captivates by unexpected plot, dangers, adventures and mysterious word - the world that attracted, along with the space, men since old times – of the ocean depths. In spite of the fact that the book touches upon a series of social and moral problems and appears to be a reach encyclopaedia of underwater life, it is above all a fantastic voyage and adventure in pure form, one of those one never is bored to set off for. An indisputable classic of the genre.MoreLess