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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Contenido: - 20000 Leguas de Viaje Submarino [Jules Verne] - Rimas [Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer] - Aventuras de Masín (Tom) Sawyer [Mark Twain] - Alicia en el País de las Maravillas [Lewis Carroll] - El Cuervo [Edgar Allan Poe] - El Fantasma de Canterville y otros cuentos [Oscar Wilde] - El Sabueso de los Baskerville [Arthur Conan Doyle] - Frankenstein [Mary Shelley] - La Guerra de los Mundos [H.G. Wells] - La Odisea...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Mitten hinein in ein Abenteuer stürzen Professor Aronax und der junge Harpunier Ned Land, als sie bei der Jagd auf ein mysteriöses Seeungeheuer in den Fluten des Meeres versinken. Doch Rettung naht durch das Ungeheuer selbst; es entpuppt sich als ein spektakuläres Unterseeboot - die NAUTILUS. Doch schon bald wird den Geretteten klar, dass es kein Entkommen von ihm und seinem geheimnisumwitterten Kapitän Nemo gibt. 'Geht mit an Bord und begleitet Professor Aronnax und Ned Land auf ihrer Reise, 20.000 Meilen unter dem Meer. Taucht ein in die sphärischen Klangwelten vom Chor und Orchester des SWR. Stürmische Streicherwogen und gewaltige Blechbläser Kaskaden dringen an euer Ohr, wenn...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is an action-packed story of a voyage into the unknown - an enthralling mixture of 'fact' and fiction. Although Jules Verne is describing the most fantastic of events, he gives credence to them by packing the novel with details and dates. To add further weight, the narrator is a man of science - the respected Professor Aronnax. It is through his empathy with Captain Nemo that the reader comes to know the fallen, tortured soul who has condemned himself ceaselessly to roam the seas. His story elevates a good, rip-roaring yarn into fine...read more

  • Jules Verne

    An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention -- a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo.  Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside Nemo's death ship on an underwater odyssey around the world from the pearl-laden waters of Ceylon to the icy dangers of the South Pole . . .as Captain Nemo, one of the greatest villians ever created, takes his revenge on all society. More than a marvelously thrilling drama, this classic novel, written in 1870, foretells with uncanny accuracy the inventions and advanced technology of the twentieth...read more

  • Jules Verne

    French professor Pierre Aronnax and his servant join the Abraham Lincoln, an American frigate, on a mission to find and destroy a 'sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions, armed not with a halberd, but with a real spur, as the armored frigates.' The undersea monster is thought to be responsible for the disappearance of over 200 ships. When they encounter the 'gigantic cetacean,' it disables the Abraham Lincoln and knocks Professor Aronnax, his servant, and the hot-tempered harpooner Ned Land overboard. The three must cling to the beast or drown; however, they soon realize that the 'beast' is really a man-made underwater vehicle. Captain Nemo captures the men and holds them prisoner on the...read more

  • Jules Verne

    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. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is possibly the first and finest work of science fiction plausible, terrifying and utterly...read more

  • Jules Verne

    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...read more

  • Jules Verne

    When seaman were sailing only wooden ships, Captain Nemo was the master of his incredible, futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, which journeyed through many strange and adventurous...read more

  • Jules Verne

    When seamen were sailing only wooden ships, Captain Nemo was the master of his incredible, futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, which journeyed through many strange and adventurous...read more

  • Jules Verne

    During the year 1866, ships of several nations spot a mysterious sea monster, which some suggest to be a giant narwhal. The United States government assembles an expedition in New York City to find and destroy the monster. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a French marine biologist and narrator of the story, who happens to be in New York at the time, receives a last-minute invitation to join the expedition which he accepts. Canadian whaler and master harpoonist Ned Land and Aronnax's faithful servant Conseil are also brought...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Professor Pierre Aronnax is a fortunate though unwilling passenger on the amazing submersible, Nautilus. Its captain, Nemo, hounded by the 'civilized' world above water, wages a solitary war against what he views as injustice and hatred. While Aronnax gazes out through the observation windows of the massive craft on the deepest trenches of the sea, the greater wonder may be the enigmatic commander at his side and the deadly quest he...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Professor Aronnax, his faithful servant, Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, begin an extremely hazardous voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. However, the monster turns out to be the Nautilus, a giant submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo, by whom they are soon held captive. So begins not only one of the great adventure classics but also a truly fantastic voyage from the lost city of Atlantis to the South...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are unabridged and have been rewritten for younger audiences. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve. Jules Verne’s classic science fiction fantasy carries its hero—Professor Aronnax of the Museum of Paris—on a thrilling and dangerous journey far below the waves to see what creatures live in the ocean’s depths. In the process, Verne imagined a vessel that had not yet been invented: the...read more

  • Jules Verne

    A comic audiobook adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic. In the mid 1800s a giant sea monster is started and an expedition is sent to destroy the...read more

  • Jules Verne

    A comic audiobook adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic. In the mid 1800s a giant sea monster is started and an expedition is sent to destroy the...read more

  • Jules Verne

    The year is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by a deadly sea monster. The U.S. government dispatches marine life expert Professor Aronnax on an extended voyage to investigate this new threat. He discovers not a monster, but a marvelous submarine vessel piloted by a deadly captain with a secret agenda. ¶Heralded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne demonstrates his powers of predictive intuition in this classic underwater...read more

  • Jules Verne

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne. Jules Verne's classic science fiction story 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea tells the great tale of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus. In 1866 a strange and unknown sea monster is sighted by ships and an ocean liner is attacked. An expedition prepares in New York, to find and destroy the menacing creature. The 20,000 of the title refers to an overall distance traveled under the sea, rather than an impossible measure of...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Jules Verne's two novels featuring Captain Nemo (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island), condensed down to two thrilling hours. In 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Marine scientist Professor Aronnax and his stowaway daughter Connie join whaler Ned Land aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln to hunt an aggressive sea monster, believed to be a giant narwhale. When they engage the monster, they find to their astonish­ment it's an electrically-powered submarine, the Nautilus, techno­logically far superior to any vessel known. They are rescued by the ship's enigmatic captain, Nemo... In The Mysterious Island, military engineer Cyrus Smith, his freed slave Neb, and reporter Grace...read more

  • Jules Verne

    The year is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by a deadly sea monster. The U.S. government dispatches marine life expert Professor Aronnax on an extended voyage to investigate this new threat. He discovers not a monster, but a marvelous submarine vessel piloted by a deadly captain with a secret agenda. Heralded as the father of modern science fiction, Jules Verne demonstrates his powers of predictive intuition in this classic underwater...read more

  • Jules Verne

    Originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's fortnightly periodical, the Magasin d'éducation et de récréation and wildly acclaimed on it's release, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea is perhaps Jules Verne most well known title. The world is abuzz with tales of a giant mysterious marine animal, roaming the waterways of the worlds, a menace to shipping. The American Government sends out the Frigate 'Abraham Lincoln' to hunt the beast. Aboard is the scientist Professor Arronax, his manservant Conceil and the famed Canadian Whaler; Ned Land. However these three soon discover that far from being a gigantic Narwhale, the object is in fact a fabulous...read more