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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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(4,205 Sterne; 261 Bewertungen)

Captain Nemo, The Nautilus, and the mysterious depths of the ocean. Unforgettable. Come join an adventure that will roam among coral and pearls, sharks and giant squid, with wonders of biology and engineering that will thrust us from the Antarctic to Atlantis. Whether voyaging a yarn of the glorious unknown, a tale of the darkness that grips the heart of men, or a reinterpretation of Homer’s Odyssey, we’ll all enjoy the fantastic trip. Seasickness optional. (Summary by Marlo Dianne)

A German version is available: Zwanzigtausend Meilen unter’m Meer (16 hr 30 min)


A Runaway Reef


Read by Marlo Dianne

The Pros and Cons


Read by Chip

As Master Wishes


Read by Chip

Ned Land


Read by Chip

At Random!


Read by Chip

At Full Steam


Read by Chip

A Whale of Unknown Species


Read by Marlo Dianne

"Mobilis in Mobili"


Read by Sean McGaughey

The Tantrums of Ned Land


Read by Sean McGaughey

The Man of the Waters


Read by Sean McGaughey

The Nautilus


Read by Marlo Dianne

Everything through Electricity


Read by Efkan Efe

Some Figures


Read by dougc

The Black Current


Read by Kevin McAsh

An Invitation in Writing


Read by ciaran.mooney

Strolling the Plains


Read by nausicaa

An Underwater Forest


Read by nausicaa

Four Thousand Leagues Under the Pacific


Read by Calliope



Read by RedToby

The Torres Strait


Read by Robin Cotter

Some Days Ashore


Read by Robin Cotter

The Lightning Bolts of Captain Nemo


Read by echo

"Aegri Somnia"


Read by Kevin McAsh

The Coral Realm


Read by Kurt Wong

The Indian Ocean


Read by Paul-Gabriel Wiener

A New Proposition from Captain Nemo


Read by carnright

A Pearl Worth Ten Million


Read by Paul-Gabriel Wiener

The Red Sea


Read by Kevin LaVergne

Arabian Tunnel


Read by Claire Goget

The Greek Islands


Read by Claire Goget

The Mediterranean in Forty-Eight Hours


Read by Alex Patterson

The Bay of Vigo


Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz

A Lost Continent


Read by J. M. Smallheer

The Underwater Coalfields


Read by Westwinds12

The Sargasso Sea


Read by RedToby

Sperm Whales and Baleen Whales


Read by RedToby

The Ice Bank


Read by Sean McGaughey

The South Pole


Read by Meredith Hughes

Accident or Incident?


Read by grokfun

Shortage of Air


Read by Eric Dennison

From Cape Horn to the Amazon


Read by Eric Dennison

The Devilfish


Read by Reynard T. Fox

The Gulf Stream


Read by Eric Dennison

In Latitude 47 degrees 24' and Longitude 17 degrees 28'


Read by rovert405

A Mass Execution


Read by Kevin LaVergne

The Last Words of Captain Nemo


Read by Kevin LaVergne



Read by Gesine


You Guys Are Awful

(5 Sterne)

A message to those criticizing readers of these books: If you don't like the recording, see if you can do better. That, or pay for a professional reading. Have some respect.

Horrible Narrator

(1 Sterne)

This is one of my favorite books, however the ridiculous attempt of narration by the lady who starts the book was atrocious. I recommend finding a better copy, unless you like torture of this manner. Consider yourselves warned. P.S. On behalf of all who love great classic literature, to you, Jules Verne, we apologize for this recording and hope that if it has caused you to roll over in your grave, that you rolled with laughter, not anger.


(1 Sterne)

I am sorry to have to say that I couln't even manage to listen to it. I startet playing the first chapter, and I am sorry to whoever read it, I'm not trying to be mean, but I started laughing. I'm sorry, but it was not any good.

(5 Sterne)

Good book terible woman reader. chip is by far the best. I cam barely endure this woman though I want to stab my ears out and go read the actually book.

Other Versions

(0 Sterne)

Here are search results for other LV versions of this work: <a href="" rel="nofollow">LINK</a> This is version 1. Version 2 is another group project, and version 3 is a solo. Regarding posting reader info, we do! On our site. Note the part of the description that says, "For further information, including . . . READER INFORMATION . . . please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording." ;)


(2 Sterne)

Jules could have easily cut the length of this book in half and it would be a better read. It seems as if his purpose behind this effort was more self glory than entertainment. He spends pages on specifying animal and plant taxonomics, from domain to species, ad infinitum, proving his vast knowledge. But that makes it extremely boring, IMHO.

Michelle Fry's Version is way better

(2 Sterne)

As others described before me the reading style is hard to bear, it is unpleasant to listen so I stopped in the 1. Chapter and looked for a better version, Found one in Michelle Fry's reading. There's critizising of the criticism here and: Yes those guys did it for free and I didn't do it better. That doesn't mean I can't recognise Quality or the lack of it. It does mean one should adapt expectations and stay respectfull. It doesn't mean listeners should call everything great no matter what. After all that would mean not recognising the "extra" that other readers who did put more effort in the reading deliver. Even If I "only" read to my nepheps, to anybody I put in some effort and Quality in. I look if they like it and change if necessary so they do. As much as I like more stuff uploaded here I see no reason to praise people who obviously use no talent in the reading, are unwilling to learn at least a minimum about recording to make the listening experience not an endurance. Do it better next time!


(2 Sterne)

the woman reader is just horrible....sorry reader....she uses this voice that is not of her own and u can tell. I have heard her on other reads with same monotone voice. it had effected many books I have started and once hearing her voice I cant stand t o continue. one chapter of her read I can put up with but after that I dismiss the read and look for another book with out her reading it. u should post the readers of the books if multipule so your audience will know ahead of time. also if there is another book done with different readers we should be directed to it.