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VERNE, J.: 20,000 Leagues under the Sea (Abridged)


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VERNE, J.: 20,000 Leagues under the Sea (Abridged)

The year is 1866. The maritime world is gripped by fear after reported sightings of a huge and terrible sea monster. Monsieur Aronnax, a distinguished Professor of Natural History, pronounces the creature to be a giant narwhal and is invited to join an official expedition to track down the beast. But Professor Aronnax is proved wrong; the beast is not of the natural world, but a huge submarine. When he is pulled out of the sea by the enigmatic Captain Nemo, and imprisoned on the Nautilus, he experiences at first hand the marvels and perils of submarine life. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is possibly the first and finest work of science fiction plausible, terrifying and utterly gripping.

Disc 1

  20,000 Leagues under the Sea
1.   Floating Reef 00:03:23
2.   I Form My Opinion 00:03:58
3.   Full Steam Ahead 00:02:50
4.   The Narwhal 00:06:15
5.   In The Sea 00:04:42
6.   Rescued 00:03:38
7.   Captain Nemo 00:13:08
8.   A Submarine Forest 00:11:17
9.   On Land 00:07:40
10.   Mysterious Confinement 00:11:21
11.   A Burial 00:04:07
12.   The Arabian Tunnel 00:06:23

Disc 2

  20,000 Leagues under the Sea
1.   We Make Plans 00:07:28
2.   An Opportunity 00:07:12
3.   Vigo Bay 00:04:41
4.   A Vanished Continent 00:05:49
5.   The Iceberg 00:07:24
6.   The South Pole 00:04:19
7.   Trapped 00:05:58
8.   No Air 00:05:29
9.   The Giant Octopus 00:07:28
10.   Attack 00:11:52
11.   Escape 00:11:04

Total Playing Time: 02:37:26

Verne, Jules

Carlisle, John

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA201412

Barcode: 0730099001427

Boxset: NAX23312

Physical Release: 08/1994

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