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In Praise of the Classics: ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’

In Praise of the Classics: ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’

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Jaren Tankersley, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2016

A tall man stands in front of a wall of windows as a school of incredibly beautiful fish flash by. In the same submarine with him, a mysterious madman plays the organ, a whaler plots a dangerous escape from the sub and over two hundred refugees go about their daily lives. This man stands aboard a miniature world calmly adrift 20,000 leagues under the sea. The science fiction novel “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” by Jules Verne was first published in 1807. The novel details the many adventures faced by Professor Pierre Aronnax, the harpooner Ned Land and Arronax’s manservant Conseil after they are captured by the mad ...

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