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  • Jules Verne

    Überwinterung im Eis Eine Erzählung von Jules Verne, gelesen von Ingolf Kloss. In der Hafenstadt Dünkirchen wird der Pfarrer davon abgehalten die Messe zu lesen. Der alte Seefahrer Johann Cornbutte erinnert ihn daran eine Abmachung einzuhalten. Cornbuttes Sohn Ludwig ist Kapitän auf der Brigg 'Jeune-Hardie'. Wenn dieses aus dem Nordmeer zurückkommt, soll die Trauung zwischen seinem Sohn und seiner Nichte Marie stattfinden. Während der Pfarrer die Messe durch seinen Vikar halten lässt, eilt Johann Cornbutte mit seiner in Brautkleidern erschienenen Nichte Marie zum Hafen. Das einfahrende Schiff zeigt jedoch die Trauerflagge. Ludwig Cornbutte ist nicht mehr an Bord. Von dem...read more

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    20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer ist ein Roman des französischen Schriftstellers Jules Verne. Der Roman ist vorgeblich ein Erlebnisbericht des französischen Professors Pierre Aronnax, Autor eines Werkes über „Die Geheimnisse der Meerestiefen“. Auf einer Expedition zur Klärung einer Reihe rätselhafter Schiffsunglücke, die von einem Unterwasserfahrzeug oder Seeungeheuer gekentert worden sein sollen, wird das fragliche Objekt gesichtet. Im Verlauf der anschließenden Verfolgungsjag werden Aronnax, sein Diener Conseil und der kanadische Harpunier Ned Land ins offene Meer gespült, finden aber letztlich auf der Oberfläche des vermeintlichen Seeungeheuers festen Boden unter den Füßen. Es...read more

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    Just as the narrator starts the ascent of his balloon, a stranger jumps into its car. The unexpected passenger's only intent is to take the balloon as high as it will go, even at the cost of his and pilot's life. The intruder takes advantage of the long journey to recount the history of incidents related to the epic of lighter-than-air...read more

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    Ayant découvert un manuscrit runique ancien, un savant, son neveu et leur guide entreprennent un voyage vers le centre de la Terre en y entrant par un volcan islandais éteint. (de Wikipedia) A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, also translated as A Journey to the Interior of the Earth, is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the "centre of the Earth". (from...read more

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    Nach dem Ende des amerikanischen Bürgerkriegs bleibt den Mitgliedern des Kanonenclubs in Baltimore buchstäblich nichts mehr zu tun. Da verfällt der Präsident des Klubs auf eine kühne Idee: Eine riesige Kanone, mit der ein Geschoss den Mond erreichen kann, soll gebaut werden. Die Mitglieder sind begeistert, die ganze amerikanische Nation fiebert mit. In atemberaubendem Tempo werden die Größe des Projektils und die Flugbahn festgelegt, der Abschussort bestimmt und Werkteile herangeschafft. Doch kurz bevor das Projekt vollendet werden kann, trifft ein geheimnisvolles Telegramm aus Europa ein, das alles verändert. Ungekürzte Lesung mit Rufus Beck Laufzeit ca. 403...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Dans ce roman, le scientifique français Pierre Aronnax, son fidèle domestique Conseil et le harponneur canadien Ned Land sont capturés par le capitaine Nemo qui navigue dans les océans du globe à bord du sous-marin Nautilus. L'aventure donne l'occasion de descriptions épiques (dont un enterrement sous-marin, un combat contre des calamars géants, etc.) Œuvre d'anticipation, Vingt mille lieues sous les mers comporte plusieurs épisodes qui témoignent de l'imagination de son auteur : le Nautilus passe sous le canal de Suez avant sa percée officielle, et sous l'Antarctique, dont on ignorait à l'époque qu'il s'agissait d'un continent et non de glace flottante, comme...read more

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    Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. El profesor Lidenbrock, que une a su condición de verdadero sabio una terquedad sin límites, descifra un viejo pergamino devolviendo pacientemente su sentido a los incomprensibles signos que en él se contienen. ¡Extraordinarios peligros de la lectura! El descifrado de aquel texto arrastrará inevitablemente al propio Lidenbrok, a su joven sobrino Axel y al valeroso cazador Hans Bjelke hasta el mismísimo centro de la Tierra, poblado de animales antediluvianos, tempestades terribles y otros riesgos sin mayor...read more

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    Viaje al Centro de la Tierra en Español Journey to the Center of the Earth (Spanish...read more

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    Covering a time span of over ten years, this novel follows the fortunes of the mining community of Aberfoyle near Stirling, Scotland. Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine, thought to have been mined out ten years earlier. Starr finds mine overman Simon Ford and his family living in a cottage deep inside the mine; he is astonished to find that Ford has made a discovery of the presence of a large vein of coal. Accompanying Simon Ford are his wife, Madge, and adult son, Harry. (Summary by...read more

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    How can humans survive and prosper 1,500 feet below the earth's surface? Jules Verne successfully weaves a dark yet magnificent story into this equally dark world. The book takes place in a revived and now prosperous coal mine. Amazingly, life in the mine has everything that one could desire, including a lake, fish, and attractive homes. Yet there lurks an evil presence: unexplainable, malicious, and life-threatening occurrences begin. And this evil force could destroy the underground world and everyone in...read more

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    Une expédition de secours s'organise et met les voiles vers le nord pour tenter de retrouver des hommes disparus en mer dans des circonstances héroïques. Équipés de manteaux de fourrure et de traîneaux à chiens, les personnages devront, comme le titre de la nouvelle l'indique, passer l'hiver emprisonnés dans les glaces du...read more

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    Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Tony Law, the award-winning comedian and actor who is best known for his surreal stand-up routines and flights of fancy. This definitive recording includes an introduction by David Coward, read by Oliver Hembrough. In this thrilling adventure tale, three men embark on an epic journey under the sea with the mysterious Captain Nemo aboard his submarine, the Nautilus. Over the course of their fantastical voyage, they encounter the lost city of Atlantis, the South Pole and the corals of the Red Sea, and must battle countless adversaries, both human and monstrous. This new version by acclaimed translator David Coward brings...read more

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    Follow along on this fantastic voyage as Professor Arronax, Ned, and Beth set out to capture a terrifying sea monster-before it captures them. "The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and inexplicable phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten...For some time past, vessels had been met by 'an enormous thing,' a long object, spindle-shaped, occasionally phosphorescent, and infinitely larger and more rapid in its movements than a whale."-from the book When Professor Aronnax agrees to investigate a series of attacks by a mysterious sea monster, he begins an incredible underwater journey that leads him from Atlantis to the South Pole. Through unforeseen...read more

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    Captain Nemo, The Nautilus, and the mysterious depths of the ocean. Unforgettable. Come join an adventure that will roam among coral and pearls, sharks and giant squid, with wonders of biology and engineering that will thrust us from the Antarctic to Atlantis. Whether voyaging a yarn of the glorious unknown, a tale of the darkness that grips the heart of men, or a reinterpretation of Homer's Odyssey, we'll all enjoy the fantastic trip. Seasickness optional. (Summary by Marlo...read more

  • Jules Verne

    The most exciting underwater adventure ever! In 1866, a mysterious giant whale savagely attacks shipping in international seas. A famous French marine biologist, Pierre Aronnax, joins the hunt to track down and incapacitate the creature. With him are his loyal servant Conseil and the redoubtable Canadian harpooner Ned Land. They soon find that their enemy is no sea beast, but a brilliantly designed submarine. They are captured and imprisoned by its master, the sinister Captain Nemo. The story is relentlessly thrilling, while containing beautifully written observations of underwater...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Professor Aronnax, a French naturalist, begins an extremely hazardous voyage to pursue a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the ‘monster' turns out to be a giant submarine, the Nautilus, which is commanded by the enigmatic Captain Nemo. They explore underwater marvels, and find the ruins of Atlantis but Nemo has a hidden desire for revenge, which will not be ignored. ‘Unbearably thrilling and romantic... full of Verne's gentle humour' DAILY...read more

  • Jules Verne

    When ship after ship goes down in the Atlantic, Dr Pierre Aronnax and his servant, Conseil, journey from Paris to learn more. What - or who - is attacking these ships? Aronnax, Conseil, and the Canadian, Ned Land, find the answer to this question when they meet the strange Captain Nemo. After a long journey under the sea in Nemo's submarine, the Nautilus, the doctor and his friends plan to leave for the surface. But how can they...read more

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    Today we take for granted the exploration of the fascinating submarine depths of the oceans, so ubiquitous are its many representations on our screens. It is therefore surprising to realise that in his thrilling 1869 novel Jules Verne was anticipating much which was then not even imagined by science. The enigmatic Captain Nemo takes his awe-inspiring Nautilus around the Oceans of the world exploring the deep with its wonders and horrors. The story is narrated by Professor Aronax, who, though enthralled and fascinated by all that Captain Nemo shows him, fears that he and his companions may never escape from this submarine fortress. Head Stories Audio presents the classic tale of...read more

  • Jules Verne

    This audio classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short easy to understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story. Composition includes original custom back ground...read more

  • Jules Verne

    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 - Summary by Michele...read more