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The eccentric English gentleman Phileas Fogg accepts a challenge to circle the globe in no more than 80 days — an incredible feat for the Victorian age. Exotic locales, seemingly insurmountable obstacles, and comic relief (chiefly supplied by Fogg's loyal valet, Passepartout) provide a fantastic blend of adventure, entertainment, and suspense.
As a result of a wager made at his London club, Phileas Fogg accepts a challenge to make a world tour in no more than 80 days (an incredible feat for anyone living in the Victorian era). Accompanied by his French valet, Passepartout, he sets out in a wild race against time; and with superhuman effort — along with loads of cool reserve in the face of nearly insurmountable obstacles — the resourceful Englishman and his loyal servant circle the globe and turn up at the club shortly before their allotted time expires. A delightful mixture of fantasy, comedy and dazzling suspense, this universally popular novel has thrilled audiences for over 120 years.
An eccentric Englishman accepts a challenge to circle the globe with unprecedented speed in this fantastic blend of adventure, entertainment and suspense.
An eccentric Englishman accepts a challenge to circle the globe with unprecedented speed. Exotic locales, seemingly insurmountable obstacles, and comic relief provide a fantastic blend of adventure, entertainment, and suspense.
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