- Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne: Penguin Classics, 1994, originally serialized in Pierre-Jules Hetzel’s periodical, 1869-70.
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Apr 11, 2018
Captain of the Nautilus, a submarine, in the novels "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" (1870) and "The Mysterious Island" (1874) by the French author Jules Verne (1825–1905). The stories recount fantastical undersea travels and explorations.