ISBN-10: 1514680459

ISBN-13: 9781514680452

because the tale starts off in 1866, a mysterious sea monster, theorized by means of a few to be a tremendous narwhal, is sighted by way of ships of a number of countries; an ocean liner can be broken by way of the creature. the us executive ultimately assembles an excursion in manhattan urban to trace down and break the risk. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a famous French marine biologist and narrator of the tale, who occurs to be in big apple on the time and is a well-known specialist in his box, is issued a last-minute invitation to hitch the excursion, and he accepts. Canadian grasp harpoonist Ned Land and Aronnax's trustworthy assistant Conseil also are caused board.

The excursion units sail from Brooklyn aboard a naval send referred to as the Abraham Lincoln, which travels down round the tip of South the USA and into the Pacific Ocean. After a lot fruitless looking out, the monster is located, and the send fees into conflict. in the course of the struggle, the ship's steerage is broken, and the 3 protagonists are thrown overboard. They locate themselves stranded at the "hide" of the creature, in basic terms to find to their shock that it's a huge steel build. they're speedy captured and taken contained in the vessel, the place they meet its enigmatic writer and commander, Captain Nemo.

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