20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Enriched Classics) (Mass Market)

By Jules Verne

Simon & Schuster, 9781416500209, 480pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2005

List Price: 5.95*
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Description

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED
BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP


A group of men set sail to solve the mystery of a sea monster in this amazing underwater adventure.

EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
• A concise introduction that gives readers important background information
• A chronology of the author's life and work
• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
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About the Author

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was born in France. Around the World in Eighty Days has long been his most popular novel. Verne is credited with creating the genre of science fiction with such other works as Journey to the Center of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.