Around the World in Eighty Days (Google eBook)
Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise: to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne’s hero traverses the far reaches of the earth, all the while tracked by the intrepid Detective Fix, a bounty hunter certain he is on the trail of a notorious bank robber. Set from the text of George M. Towle’s original 1873 translation, this Modern Library Paperback Classic of Verne’s adventure novel comes vividly alive, brilliantly reﬂecting on time, space, and one man’s struggle to reach beyond the bounds of both science and society.
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Review: Around the World in 80 DaysUser Review - Derek Williams - Goodreads
Great ending! But you gotta read the whole book to get to it! Read full review
Review: Around the World in 80 DaysUser Review - Jerry - Goodreads
Not the best adaptation of the classic Jules Verne story. A little too watered down, and with annoyingly brief chapters. Young readers who want to experience the old novel should either read the original or watch one of the faithful film adaptations. Read full review