April 20, 2017

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By Jules Verne

Jules Verne offers us the vintage story of undersea experience aboard the Nautilus. whilst a sea monster starts attacking ships, the realm unites to discover and damage the unknown creature. Monsieur Aronnax joins the struggle and is tossed from his boat to discover himself aboard an awesome vessel. Aronnax's underwater adventures jogging at the ocean flooring, pearl diving, and exploring with Captain Nemo has been tailored for younger readers within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Verne's 20,000 Leagues below the ocean.

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Each day when we surfaced to collect fresh air, I went out on the platform. I liked to enjoy the beauty of the sunrise and to spend time with no ceiling above me but the sky. Finally, on November 16, I entered my cabin to find a note lying on my table. It was an invitation from Captain Nemo to go hunting with him the following morning. The note also invited Land and Conseil to join us. ” Land cried. ” “It would seem so,” I said. We looked up Crespo Island on the maps and found it about 1,800 miles from the point we had joined the 45 Nautilus.

55 56 “What a fine death for a sailor,” Nemo said. “How tranquil is a coral tomb. ” On New Year’s Day, I stood on the platform for my morning look across the sea. I knew we were not far from New Guinea. Conseil appeared on the platform and wished me a happy new year. ” I asked. “I have had no time to be bored,” Conseil said. “I have seen so many strange things. ” I asked. “He is not a man of science. He grows tired of seeing and not doing. ” Not many days after this, we were creeping through the Torres Strait between Australia and New Guinea.

There were twenty or so canoes heading for the Nautilus. The boats were made from hollowed-out tree trunks with bamboo floats on the sides. Apparently they had overcome their nervousness around the Nautilus. Suddenly, a cloud of arrows landed on the ship and we wisely went below. Nemo was no more concerned that he had been before. He simply called for the hatches to be closed. ” I asked. “We will open the hatches tomorrow and let the air in,” he said. ” I argued. Nemo only smiled, and I was left to worry until the following morning.

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