Around the World in 80 Days (Illustrated by Robert Ingpen) by Jules Verne
  

Around the World in 80 Days (Illustrated by Robert Ingpen)

Written by Jules Verne
Illustrated by Robert Ingpen
Part of the Templar Classics: Ingpen Series

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Jules Verne's pacey and popular classic (complete and unabridged) is the latest addition to the Templar Classics series. Complemented by more than seventy wonderful illustrations by award-winning artist, Robert Ingpen, and lavishly produced with foil on the jacket it is a wonderful addition to any library.

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Around the World in 80 Days (Illustrated by Robert Ingpen) by Jules Verne

Set off with Phileas Fogg and his manservant on a race to circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days! Travelling by steamboat, train, and even elephant, the intrepid duo find themselves rescuing a young Indian woman from sacrifice, escaping kidnap, and battling hurricane winds - and all the while, tenacious Detective Fix of Scotland Yard is in hot pursuit, believing Fogg to be the criminal mastermind behind a Bank of England robbery. Rich in humour and excitement, Around the World in Eighty Days deservedly remains one of Jules Verne's most popular books.

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'A classy new edition of a story with enduring appeal. Made me want to go round the world again.' - Michael Palin

About the Author

Jules Verne
Jules Gabriel Verne (February 8, 1828–March 24, 1905) was a French author and a pioneer of the science-fiction genre. Verne was noted for writing about cosmic, atmospheric, and underwater travel before air travel and submarines were commonplace and before practical means of space travel had been devised. He is the third most translated novelist in the world, according to the Index Translational statistics. Some of his books have also been made into films.

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Format

Hardback
224 pages

Author

Jules Verne
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Author's Website

www.jules-verne.co.uk/

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781848776203

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