Young Nemo and the Black Knights

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Young Nemo and the Black Knights

Authored by Michael Vance
Illustrated by Chuck Bordell

Before He Was Nemo

In 1870, French science fiction author Jules Verne published "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea," and introduced the world to Captain Nemo, commander of the world's first submarine, the Nautilus. But what of Nemo's origin?

He was an Indian whose title and name at birth were Prince Rajesh Dakkar, son of the Rajah, or King, of the then independent territory of Bundelkund. His father hired a teacher whose own reputation for wisdom would spread across the nation. His name was Indra Singh, and his principal purpose was to mentor Rajesh and to secure the best tutors and materials for the instruction of his student.

But book learning within the confines of palace walls was not enough for th eyoung prince. H elonged for adventure and at the age of eighteen purchased a 150-ton ship with square rigged sails, dramatically modified and improved the efficiency of the craft. He set out to conquer the world leading an international crew of rogues and thieves soon to be called the Black Knights. These are their amazing stories.

Publication Date:
0692340165 / 9780692340165
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Action & Adventure

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