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Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days By Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne


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Summary

One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passepart out. Overcoming setbacks they race against the clock.

Around the World in Eighty Days Summary

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passepartout. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous locations, they seize whatever transportation is at hand - whether train or elephant - overcoming set-backs and always racing against the clock.

Around the World in Eighty Days Reviews

"The reason Verne is still read by millions today is simply that he was one of the best storytellers who ever lived."--Arthur C. Clarke

About Jules Verne

In 1863, Jules Verne (1828-1905) published Five Weeks in a Balloon, and struck a new vein in fiction - stories that combined popular science and exploration. He wrote 54 novels in the Extraordinary Voyages series.
Michael Glencross, the translator, has written widely on French literature and culture.
Brian Aldiss is a distinguished Science Fiction writer as well as a poet, essayist, dramatist, SF historian and critic. His lastest work is Super-State: A Novel of Future Europe (2002).

Additional information

CIN001062166
9780140449068
014044906X
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2004-02-26
288
N/A
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