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Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne


ISBN: 9780141366296
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Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the world in just eighty days and the very next day sets out from the port of Dover with his servant Passeportout to achieve his aim. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous places, they seize whatever transportation is at hand, always racing against the clock.
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ISBN: 9780141366296
ANNOTATION:
Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the world in just eighty days and the very next day sets out from the port of Dover with his servant Passeportout to achieve his aim. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous places, they seize whatever transportation is at hand, always racing against the clock.

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Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the world in just eighty days and the very next day sets out from the port of Dover with his servant Passeportout to achieve his aim. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous places, they seize whatever transportation is at hand, always racing against the clock.

Publisher Description

In Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the world in just eighty days and the very next day sets out from the port of Dover with his servant Passeportout to achieve his aim. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous places, they seize whatever transportation is at hand - whether train or elephant - always racing against the clock.There are many alarms and surprises along the way - and a last minute setback that makes all the difference between winning and losing. Jules Verne's exciting adventure has been delighting generations of readers of all ages.

Author Biography

Jules Verne (1828-1905) used a combination of scientific facts and his imagination to take readers on extraordinary imaginative journeys to fantastic places. In such books as " Around the World in Eighty Days, From the Earth to the Moon, " and " Journey to the Center of the Earth, " he predicted many technological advances of the twentieth century, including the invention of the automobile, telephone, and nuclear submarines, as well as atomic power and travel to the moon by rocket.

Review

"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

Product Details

Author
Jules Verne
Pages
304
Publisher
Puffin Books
Series
Puffin Classics (Paperback)
Language
English
ISBN-10
014136629X
ISBN-13
9780141366296
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Residence
Nantes Nantes Nante, FR
Short Title
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
Year
2016
Publication Date
2016-03-03
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Audience Age
9
Translated from
French