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Title Page of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

In which conclusory (if not conclusive) remarks are made regarding the final episodes in M. Verne’s adventure novel, Vingt mille lieues sous les mers; in which there may be spoilers, so if you haven’t read the book, don’t already know the basic story, and intend to read it for yourself one day — proceed with caution!

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Moby Dick

MOBY DICK, by Mark Weaver

Okay, okay, this blog was never intended to be an art gallery. But I could use a break from all the verbiage, and I’m sure you could, too! So sit back and enjoy Mark Weaver‘s* take on Herman Melville’s classic, posted at Society6.

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*Mark Weaver is the first person I saw doing the Make Something Cool Every Day project, where he makes a piece of artwork every day. Or almost every day, anyway. Whether he was truly the first person to start doing this or not I can’t say, but there are plenty of people out there undertaking similar initiatives, including Lukes Beard’s Tumblr blog, A Lyric a Day. My hat’s off to both of these guys, and anyone out there managing to do this. I have tried it a couple times, without much success.

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For Conseil, the captain was still a neglected genius who, weary of earth’s deceptions, had been driven to take refuge in this inaccessible medium where he was free to follow his instincts. But to my mind, this theory explained only one side of Captain Nemo.

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No, Captain Nemo was not content simply with avoiding humanity. His formidable submarine served not only his instincts for freedom but also, perhaps, his needs for some terrible revenge.”

— Professor Aronnax

Part II, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

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