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Old 06-05-2020, 08:02 AM   #46
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Well, I'll be. I looked under author, and no Jules Verne. It never occurred to me that it would be listed under a different author. That's just WRONG. But still more than the PCML version, and I doubt any better.

FWIW, I looked at the available Audible versions and the ones by the better narrators are all the shorter versions, so likely based on the old translation.
I found the eBook searching for Verne.

Given how long the book is (regular version), some of the audiobooks are way too short.

Thing is, given that this special edition of Jules Verne's classic novel corrects more than 3000 errors in the original 1872 English translation, what about the story isn't correct in the version posted to MR?
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Old 06-08-2020, 11:56 AM   #47
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Old 06-12-2020, 09:25 PM   #48
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I’ve seen the movie and enjoyed it. Does anyone know how closely the movie follows the book?
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I've not seen the movie, but the question was asked on Goodreads and the consensus seems to be that the movie is very different and nowhere near as good.
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I've not seen the movie, but the question was asked on Goodreads and the consensus seems to be that the movie is very different and nowhere near as good.
Thanks for the info!
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