Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
ISBN: 1509827870
EAN13: 9781509827879
Language: English
Pages: 536
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 6.00" L x 4.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
Science and adventure are electrifying accomplices in Jules Verne's classic Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea . This epic and enduring tale anticipates not just wonders such as electric light and submarine navigation, but the obsession with technology and travel that today so shapes our lives. It is Verne's inspired foresight, combined with his extraordinary talent for storytelling, that continue to make this novel such a compelling read. The excitement this adventure caused around the world when it was first published 150 years ago can still be very easily imagined indeed in the 21st century. Illustrated by Edouard Riou, with an Afterword by David Stuart Davies. Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.