Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  

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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

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.

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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. Clarke

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Jules Verne
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Author's Website

www.jules-verne.co.uk/

Publisher

Puffin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd March 2016

ISBN

9780141366296


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