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New paperback edition of one of the bestselling Save the Story titles: a teenage boy and his uncle embark on the adventure of their lives
“Don’t you worry son. Whatever it is that’s been killing the sailors, I will kill it.”
In this modern reimagining of Jules Verne’s classic, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Dave Eggers tells the story through the eyes of fourteen-year-old Consuelo, as famous oceanographer Pierre Arronaux sets sail from New York. His aim: to hunt down a mysterious sea monster that has been terrorising the oceans, wrecking ship after ship and causing countless deaths.
But they discover an even stranger truth: the ‘sea monster’ is in fact a submarine, captained by Nemo, who is living in self-imposed exile in international waters. Consuelo and Arronaux join Nemo on the submarine, and so begin their exciting adventures…