Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Now on BBC! Watch Jules Verne's exciting classic adventure reimagined as an eight-part series starring David Tennant as Phileas Fogg.
Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition of Around the World in Eighty Days features an afterword from John Grant.
On a seemingly normal day at the exclusive Reform Club, Phileas Fogg, a gentleman of great wealth and exacting tastes, makes an extraordinary GBP20,000 wager; he will perform an impossible feat and circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days. Accompanied only by his new French valet, the steady Passepartout, he sets off on a thrilling journey. Adventure, chaos and romance ensue as Fogg and Passepartout harness the new power of steam to escape their ever-increasing enemies and beat the clock.