It's a really hard thing for me to pin point actually. Kevin J. Anderson is the author of 160 novels, 56 of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists; he has over 23 million books in print in thirty languages. published 2014, avg rating 3.89 — I think the book had huge potential and was quite excited to read it, but once it started, I found myself thinking - 'oh please'. Read More Books in 2021 with the Goodreads Reading Challenge. Anderson's "biography" of Nemo is terrific fun for those of us who are fans of Jules Verne. 517 ratings — 17 ratings — My steampunk fantasy adventures, CLOCKWORK ANGELS and CLOCKWORK LIVES, written with Neil Peart, legendary drummer from Rush, are two of my very favorite novels ever. It covers his boyhood friendship with the dreamer, Jules Verne, adventures aboard sailing ships, battles with pirates, and survival on a … published 1870, avg rating 4.11 — published 2007, avg rating 3.86 — 50 ratings — For readers who have long loved the stories of Jules Verne, “Captain Nemo” will be quite like returning home, from a new viewpoint. Works on science, morals, and literature abounded in every language; but I did not see one single work on political economy; that subject appeared to be strictly proscribed. It's assumed that he saw all the cruelty and injustice in society (slavery, corruption, imperialism and etc) as a crime against the world. published 2005, avg rating 3.95 — 489 ratings — 951 ratings — It's not extremely well-written, but I enjoyed the condensed version of Verne's most famous novels and a few not-so-famous ones. 49,355 ratings — published 2006, avg rating 5.00 — Hear, Hear Mr. Anderson! I like the interweaving of real and fictional characters. I've always been a huge fan of Jules Verne, and especially "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," so this book had immediate appeal to me. Captain Nemo - Ebook written by Kevin J. Anderson. The first novel, DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES became a #1 international bestseller and was voted "Book of the Year" by the members of the Science Fiction Book Club by the largest margin in the history of the award. He discovered a passage to the center of the Earth. published 1985, avg rating 3.93 — It covers his boyhood friendship with the dreamer, Jules Verne, adventures aboard sailing ships, battles with pirates, and survival on a … 36 ratings — I'm not exactly painting this in the best light - the story was ok, but I felt it fell short of the mark and could have been so much more. Captain Nemo: The Fantastic History of a Dark Genius is a novel by Kevin J. Anderson, published in 2002 by Pocket Books. 561 ratings — 5,361 ratings — It’s not even certain that his name is Captain Nemo, Nemo in Latin means no one Meaning that he wants them to call him captain no one. That being said, the best part about this book was the way Anderson tied in all of Verne's novels and stories and wove them together, as if Verne's books were inspired from his real life experiences. 67 reviews of Captain Nemo Games and Comics "This comic book shop (now merged with Cheap Thrills) sells many comics that you wouldn't expect to find at your normal comic book shop. He built the Nautilus submarine, which terrorized the sea in his war against all war. This book took me a lot longer to read than I thought it would. In 20,000 Leagues, we never do learn where that warship at the end of the novel was from. 1840 Nantes France, inventive darkly exotic André Nemo hires on as cabin boy after his ship-builder father accidentally drowns. 21,876 ratings — Hello Select your address Books Hello, Sign in. 2,278 ratings — Good, entertaining and nicely done read. It is a secret history and crossover work, the central premise being that many of the things Jules Verne wrote about existed in real life as told to him by the real Captain Nemo. Welcome back. My steampunk fantasy adventures, CLOCKWORK ANGELS and CLOCKWORK LIVES, written with Neil Pear. I kept getting hung up on ...or pissed off about ... how the characters were portrayed. I picked up this book because I met the author at a convention not really expecting to like. There is also an invented character involved, a woman(whose name escapes me) who forma part of a tentative romantic triangle of childhood companions. But his old friend Nemo returns now and again to tell him of his adventures. 11,108 ratings — Welcome back. published 2003, avg rating 3.73 — 253 ratings — Anderson does an excellent job blending the historical facts of Verne's life into the fictional life of Nemo. 4,669 ratings — For those who haven’t yet discovered Verne, they will be exposed to Verne’s mysteries and glories, and no doubt inspired to read him in the original books. Titan Books are re-releasing this book, which takes both Jules Verne, the writer, and his fictional character Andre Nemo (of 20 000 Leagues Beneath the Sea, amongst others) and mixes them up. published 2009, avg rating 4.04 — published 2011, avg rating 3.50 — published 2015, avg rating 3.99 — 84 ratings — Fortunately for this book, Gabriel Nemo chose the latter. The crowning achievement of Verne's literary career, the book influenced H. G. Wells and later generations of writers. I'm not exactly painting th. We’d love your help. He discovered a passage to the center of th… 57 ratings — The result is a. 2 ratings — published 2009, avg rating 3.67 — Sean Connery Makes most any movie better. That is the basis of Captain Nemo, Kevin J. Anderson's 2002 novel subtitled The Fantastic History of a Dark Genius (or alternatively “The Fantastic Adventures” depending on which edition you have). I read this book, along with others-when "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen". While Anderson takes some liberty in making Nemo a Frenchman and Nemo his true name, his character is true to the image we all have in our minds. *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Captain Nemo by Kevin J. Anderson, 2002, Pocket Books edition, in English Kevin J Anderson has a unique voice for retelling or adding to the stories of others. Not bad. close to what we expect from Verne: some readers may find this old-fashioned, but it helps the novel stand out from more modern fantasies (including some using Nemo). … Cautious pal pale red-head Jules Verne tags along. Kevin J. Anderson is an author who’s used to creating new works from existing worlds and characters. Skip to main content .com.au. by Simon Schuster, Captain Nemo: The Fantastic History of a Dark Genius. Titan Books are re-releasing this book, which takes both Jules Verne, the writer, and his fictional character Andre Nemo (of 20 000 Leagues Beneath the Sea, amongst others) and mixes them up. (1.24.76-7). 0 ratings — Cart All. Anderson has coauthored fourteen books in the DUNE saga with Brian Herbert, over 50 books … published 2014, avg rating 3.94 — Making Andre Nemo the lifelong friend of author Verne allows Anderson to roam the globe with the inspiration for Verne's novels. He includes a lot of adventure, and has a clean style that is accessible. This tale is a fun ride for any Jules Verne fan. Read 7 088 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Making Andre Nemo the lifelong friend of author Verne allows Anderson to roam the globe with the inspiration for Verne's novels. For more reviews and bookish posts please visit: This was a really fun book. January 2nd 2002 For readers who h. A delightfully engrossing novel by an extremely talented author, Kevin J. Anderson, “Captain Nemo” can be classified in several categories; fantasy, historical fantasy, science fiction, science fantasy, adventure, thriller, coming-of-age, friendship memoir, and much more. It's a really hard thing for me to pin point actually. I will be seeking out more of his work. Very little is known about Captain Nemo's history. A long time fan of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, and all things Jules Verne, this is a good Vernian read and inspirational adventure. He explored Africa in a balloon. published 2006, avg rating 3.02 — published 2010, avg rating 3.83 — He fought pirates on the high seas … And he was a friend of Jules Verne. 19 ratings — published, avg rating 4.25 — Captain Nemo is the fictional life story of one of Jules Verne's most memorable characters from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island. It's got a nice little collection that, while at times dusty, should sate your appetite for comic book purchases while in the central coast area." Excellent book blending a fantasy "biography" of Jules Verne and Captain Nemo. Thanks to Kidlitexchange and Feiwel & … published 2011, avg rating 3.74 — It's almost too comically black and white - and the characters stayed too cardboard thin and predictable for the duration of the story. It proved to be a fast paced and interesting read. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Obviously, with 40-some bestsellers and more than 20,000,000 books in print worldwide (that is a lot of zeroes); Anderson kind of knows what he’s doing. published 2000, avg rating 3.26 — During the year 1866, ships of various nationalities sight a mysterious sea monster, which, it is later suggested, might be a gigantic narwhal. 0 ratings — I liked how the "true" history of the amazing stories of Jules Verne were revealed. published 2005, avg rating 4.38 — Only that he was once a "civilized" and "rich" man. Very well thought out by someone who obviously loves Verne's writings. Pretty much everything any kind of comic fan & gamer needs! Yes, I have a lot of books, and if this is your first visit to my amazon author page, it can be a little overwhelming. Start by marking “Captain Nemo” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea book. Hello, Sign in. Middle-class lawyer Pierre Verne fetches back and beats his dreamy son. 20,221 ratings — published 2014, avg rating 3.41 — Pocket $23 (368p) ISBN 978-0-7434-4406-4 ... MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. series, humorous horror/mysteries, which begin with DEATH WARMED OVER. He again appears in the Novel Mysterious Island by Jules Verne. If you are new to my work, let me recommend a few titles as good places to start. It turns out that some of the Verne novels directly describe Nemo's adventures, while others are inspired by stories Nemo tells his o. Anderson's "biography" of Nemo is terrific fun for those of us who are fans of Jules Verne. I love my Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. On its own, this is an incredible piece of work and I highly recommend it for anyone who loves adventure, history, steampunk, invention, or just a great story." published 2015, avg rating 3.43 — 4 ratings — published, avg rating 4.00 — published 1879, avg rating 3.83 — published 2004, avg rating 3.61 — series, humorous horror/mysteries, which begin with DEATH WARMED OVER. He built the Nautilus submarine, which terrorized the sea in his war against all war. Captain Nemo: Anderson, Kevin J.: Amazon.sg: Books ... Today's Deals Best Sellers Gift Ideas Prime Electronics Customer Service New Releases Books Home Computers Food & Grocery Toys & Games Gift Cards Video Games Beauty & personal care Baby Sports & Outdoors Health & Personal Care Fashion Pet Supplies Home Improvement Automotive Coupons Sell. With a handful of classic novels and characters, he created timeless tales of adventure and science fiction. published 2011, avg rating 4.25 — Signed up for the 2021 Goodreads Reading Challenge and looking for tips on how to discover and read more books? To see what your friends thought of this book. Captain Nemo 1: DeAngelis, Jason: Amazon.com.au: Books. published 2013, avg rating 3.48 — Most readers know Captain Nemo only as the enigmatic protagonist of Jules Verne’s classic novel. Mr. Anderson is an award winning author, mostly known for his Star Wars novels and original sagas. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Or if Nemo … published 2016, avg rating 0.0 — Not the most experimental of authors, he is unlikely to win many awards nor further the genre, but he can be counted on for a good story and a good read. By the time Verne grows up he is set in his ways and can't bring himself to leave France. I think the book had huge potential and was quite excited to read it, but once it started, I found myself thinking - 'oh please'. 2 ratings — 1 (Paperback), Voyage Into the Deep: The Saga of Jules Verne and Captain Nemo (Hardcover), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Paperback), I, Nemo --Special Edition November 2015 (Kindle Edition), Return to 20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea (Paperback), A Fearful Storm Gathering (The Volcano Lady, #1), The Adventures of Saturnin Farandoul (Paperback), The Dark Deeps (The Hunchback Assignments, #2), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. The life story of Jules Verne’s enigmatic dark hero from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island. Interesting book if a little uninspired at times. published, avg rating 3.86 — Once the Nautilus was built, Nemo cuts of any ends to the human world. KJ Anderson rarely disappoints and he most definitely delighted me by tying all the Verne stories together in the character of Andre Nemo. The result is a treat for fans of both Verne and the steampunk genre he helped to inspire. That being said, it was a enjoyable book. published 2016, avg rating 4.00 — This is the first book by Anderson that I have read that he has not co-authored with someone. published 2002, avg rating 3.78 — Recommended to Reading Reindeer 2021 On Proxima Centauri by: A delightfully engrossing novel by an extremely talented author, Kevin J. Anderson, “Captain Nemo” can be classified in several categories; fantasy, historical fantasy, science fiction, science fantasy, adventure, thriller, coming-of-age, friendship memoir, and much more. It’s simply a breathtaking fictional view of the writings of Jules Verne, as if Verne were the amanuensis who recorded the true-life adventures of his best friend, rather than only a writer of science fiction. “Most annoying circumstances have brought you into the presence of a man who has broken all the ties of humanity. It's a mash-up of Verne's novels as lived by a reimagined version of Captain Nemo, who is portrayed as a childhood friend of the writer. You have come to trouble my existence.”, “At that moment I heard the vague chords of the organ, a sad harmony under an indefinable melody, veritable wails of a soul that wished to break all terrestrial ties. Kevin J. Anderson writes consistently entertaining science fiction. If you are new to my work, let me recommend a few titles as good places to start. 194 ratings — 27 ratings — Refresh and try again. #Kidlitexchange Partner: When your multiple-greats grandfather was THE Captain Nemo (remember, son of a deposed Indian Raja) either you become a hashtag richkidofInstagram OR you become a twelve-year-old mad scientist, marine biologist, and swashbuckling submarine badass. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He moslty uses resources from the sea (food, clothing, furnishing and most supplies comes from ocean). And my magnum opus, the science fiction epic The Saga of Seven Suns, begins with HIDDEN EMPIRE. 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It covers his boyhood friendship with the dreamer, Jules Verne, adventures aboard sailing ships, battles with pirates, and survival on a … 4 ratings — There are few authors whose works have stood the test of time more than Jules Verne. 1,193 were here. 203,666 ratings — Error rating book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Captain Nemo- the designer and captain of the Nautilus; Plot. Not a good experience with this. There is also an invented character involved, a woman(whose name escapes me) who forma part of a tentative romantic triangle of childhood companions. Captain Nemo on Amazon.com.au. published 1865, avg rating 3.40 — Nemo has always been a mysterious character, always tending to keep to himself though he did reveal a few details of his past. By the time Verne grows up he is set in his ways and can't bring himself to leave France. Captain Nemo by Kevin J. Anderson is a novel expanding the background of the famous Captain Nemo, from Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and The Mysterious Island. Captain Nemo by K. J. Anderson, 2002, Pocket Books edition, in English Captain Nemo: Carbajal, Xavier Joseph: 9780965450744: Books - Amazon.ca. By combining interesting discoveries and fantastical possibilities in science and technology with exciting adventures and brave heroes, he captivated readers around the world with his works. This was one of the best books I've read in a long time. More Fantastic Voyages, please! published 2012, avg rating 4.33 — 44,470 ratings — Captain Nemo is one of those rare titles that captivated me from the first few pages. The "man who invented the future," Verne created the prototype for modern science fiction. 124 ratings — Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. It turns out that some of the Verne novels directly describe Nemo's adventures, while others are inspired by stories Nemo tells his old friend of the strange things he has seen - like a mad Turk's giant cannon meant to shoot men to the moon, which is rewritten by Verne into a proper scientific effort based in Florida. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A new back story is revealed as you come across familiar ships and captain names. I am a big Jules Verne fan and this is a really disappointing read. Basically Jules is living vicariously through Nemo. At least he didn't want to waste the readers' time. 1,006 ratings — Skip to main content.ca. 23 ratings — published 2017, avg rating 3.99 — Refresh and try again. 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