Around the World in Eighty Days (Google eBook)
One of the most popular novels in Jules Verne's Voyages Extraordinaires series, this book tracks the adventures of affluent Englishman Phileas Fogg, who attempts to swiftly span the globe with his hapless French valet, Passepartout. A case of mistaken identity leads a determined sleuth named Fix to purse Fogg on his trek, which consists primarily of boat and train travel. Published in 1873, the story depicts Fogg and Passepartout at odds with their unfamiliar surroundings while taking in various international wonders.
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Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Great Illustrated Classics)User Review - Michael Fenerin - Goodreads
Still good after all these years. Jules Verne was amazingly far-sighted as well as being a great story-teller. Read full review
Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Great Illustrated Classics)User Review - Ondra - Goodreads
This is the book that started my love of travel and opened my desire to see the world. Read full review