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Zwanzigtausend Meilen unter'm Meer

by Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, French original title Vingt mille lieues sous les mers , is a 1869-1870 novel by the French writer Jules Verne with the captain Nemo as the main character. In this book, Verne anticipates the technical development of the submarine. Although submarines existed before the book was published, they were technically not yet well developed.

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Verne is considered to be an important author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism. His reputation was markedly different in an...

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