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One ill-fated evening at the Reform Club, Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions that he can travel around the entire globe in just eighty days-and he is determined not to lose. Accompanied by his hot-blooded French manservant Passepartout, Fogg travels by train, steamship, sailboat, sledge, and even elephant to win the extraordinary wager, overcoming storms, kidnappings, natural disasters, Sioux attacks, and the hot pursuit of dogged Inspector Fix of Scotland Yard-who believes that Fogg has robbed the Bank of England. Around the World in Eighty Days gripped audiences on its publication and remains hugely popular, combining exploration, adventure, and a thrilling race against time.

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Walt Disney's star-studded motion picture based on Jules Verne's classic novel hits theaters in June 2004. Verne's comic high adventure featuring the exploits of reserved Englishman Phileas Fogg and his hot-blooded manservant Passepartout combines exploration, adventure, and a thrilling race against timeand to this day remains hugely popular. Jules Verne (1828-1905) was the author of Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and other scientific adventures.

About the Author

Jules Verne (1828-1905) was the author of Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and other scientific adventures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143034452
Translator:
Glencross, Michael
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Glencross, Michael
Author:
Verne, Jules
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20040504
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.80x5.13x.51 in. .39 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Walt Disney's star-studded motion picture based on Jules Verne's classic novel hits theaters in June 2004. Verne's comic high adventure featuring the exploits of reserved Englishman Phileas Fogg and his hot-blooded manservant Passepartout combines exploration, adventure, and a thrilling race against timeand to this day remains hugely popular. Jules Verne (1828-1905) was the author of Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and other scientific adventures.
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