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Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Rex Fuller - Goodreads

From September 25th to December 12, 1988, Palin circumnavigated the world on the fictional route of Phileas Fogg in Jules Vern's Around the World in Eighty Days. No aircraft. The Orient Express at ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Melissa Miller - Goodreads

I read this book while I myself was traveling, and really enjoyed it. The pace of the book is much like the pace of the trip, a bit hurried and brief at times. It's at its best when Palin has the most ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Sherry Marek - Goodreads

Excellent book and imagery created of the trip Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Kristine Stevens - Goodreads

This book was well-written, but lacking, a bit shallow, because Palin was racing against the clock, which limited his interactions with his surroundings. As stated on the cover, the book was also a ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

The central theme of Michael Palin's first travel book is the travel experience itself primarily his own, as an urgent and unconventional passenger on trains and ships, but also conveying something ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Obviously I really like Michael Palin, and travel is something that is particularly interesting. The 80 Days circumnavigation has a particular majesty to it that this gentle Englishman takes to ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Stephanie Herrmann - Goodreads

funny. Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Lisa Jenn Bigelow - Goodreads

I notice some other readers have complained that this book is not timely, given that it was written in 1988, and much of the world's political landscape has changed since then. Personally, I thought ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Cvymy - Goodreads

Whilst a decent travelogue and companion to the TV series it is all too brief Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)

User Review  - Steven Vaughan-Nichols - Goodreads

A pleasant road-trip around the world in 80 days--as promised--by Michael Palin. It's made me want to read Jules Verne's original. I last read that in my late teens. Read full review


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