Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

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For a bet, Phileas Fogg sets out with his servant Passeportout to achieve an incredible journey - from London to Paris, Brindisi, Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, San Francisco, New York and back to London again, all in just eighty days. There are many alarms and surprises along the way - and a last minute setback that makes all the difference between winning and losing.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 014036711X
  • 9780140367119
  • 54,331

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

About Jules Verne

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was born in Nantes, France. His father wanted him to study Law, but Jules preferred theatre and writing. Known as the pioneer of science fiction, his best-known novels include Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1869) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873).show more

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