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20,000 Leages Under the Sea

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Essay title: 20,000 Leages Under the Sea

Jules Verne was born in France in 1828 and always had a love

for the sea. He once tried to be a sea captain on a boat but things

did not work out. Jules Verne has written many very famous books such

as Journey To the Center of the Earth, Five Weeks in a balloon and

Around the World in Eighty Days. I have written a review on one of

his most famous books 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. This book combines

adventure, suspense and mystery throwing in a few pieces of

information about life under the sea.

The book begins with some great suspense, it begins with a

boat chasing a giant monster that has destroyed some huge unsinkable

ships. Every time they get close to this monster a giant stream of

water shoots hundreds of feet into the air, causing the boat to back

off. Once in a while the monster will disappear from sight for hours.

While reading this part of the book the reader feels like he is on

the boat chasing the monster also. A lot of times the boat gets close

enough to the monster to catch it and thoughts of what you think the

monster could be run through your head like crazy. When they finally

make an attempt to capture it, it disappears beneath the depths of the


One of the most suspenseful and mysterious parts of the book

was when the characters were thrown into a big room inside the

submarine that seemed to have no doors. At this point in the book

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