New to Penguin Classics, the great underwater adventure story in a stunning clothbound edition with original images.
Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. His novels include Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1869-70), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873). David Coward is Emeritus Professor of French at the University of Leeds. He has translated numerous French classics, including Moliere's plays, Simenon's novels and Albert Cohen's Belle du Seigneur, for which he was awarded the Scott-Moncrieff prize in 1996.
We are all, in one way or another, the children of Jules Verne -- Ray Bradbury