Around the world in eighty days

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Institue of Contemporary Arts and the South London Gallery, Aug 1, 2006 - Art - 154 pages
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Review: Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages #11)

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Jules Verne is best known for his science fiction, but this work was set entirely in reality, based around a technological marvel that promised a thrilling new era of travel, adventure, and ... Read full review

Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Great Illustrated Classics)

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In this book there is a man who made a wager that he can go all round the globe in only 80 days.You might think it easy with planes and stuff but this book takes place in 1872 there are no ELETRICAL ... Read full review


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Jules Verne, one of the most influential writers of modern times, was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. Verne is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels include Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. These and others have been made into movies and TV mini-series. Twenty Thousand Leagues is even the basis of a popular ride at the Disney theme parks. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 in Amiens, France.

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