Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • by Jules Verne
  • Narrated by Andrew Wincott
  • 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.


What the Critics Say

"A tale of terror, suspense, and wonder." ( Guardian)


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Customer Reviews

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Main events were boring, characters pretentious

First of all, the whole book is spoiled by the summary.
It takes them 10/46 parts to establish that the submarine is in fact a submarine and not a monster.
Atlantis is like 2 paragraphs and overall very uninteresting.
The sea monsters are just random and at the very end of the book. Could have been ignored and would have not made any change to anything happening thereafter.

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- rasmus

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-02-2014
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks