Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea pt. 8


Jules Verne

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Tonight, we’ll read the next part to “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea,” a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne.

In the last episode, Captain Nemo takes Aronnax on a tour of his private natural history museum. Nemo's cases are filled with rare specimens drawn from the seas of the world: corals, shells, starfish and lots of pearls. His collection is priceless.

As much as Aronnax enjoys all of this, he's keen to learn how the Nautilus itself is powered.

So Nemo sits him down to explain, seated from within his sparsely furnished captain’s quarters