Around the World in 80 Days

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 26, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 336 pages
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In this classic adventure story, a wealthy gentleman, Phileas Fogg, makes a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days. Fogg and his servant set off immediately, determined to win this race against time. Little do they know they aren't making the journey alone.... Fogg has been fingered as the culprit in a bank robbery, and a detective in hot pursuit is trailing them as they cross every continent.
 

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A very good adventure story and even a love story. - LibraryThing
The pace is the best part. - LibraryThing
Although I like the premise--going around the world. - LibraryThing
And, a surprise ending. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - csweder - LibraryThing

Although I like the premise--going around the world. However, it felt more like Verne portraying England as amazing and everywhere else...not. This includes showing barbaric rituals and getting into ... Read full review

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For Christmas, I ordered an mp3 player that was pre-loaded with 100 works of classic literature in an audio format. Each work is in the public domain and is read by amateurs, so the quality of the ... Read full review

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IN WHICH PASSEPARTOUT IS CONVINCED THAT
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IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG ASTOUNDS PASSEPAR
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WHICH ONCE MORE DEMONSTRATES
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Jules Verne (1828-1905) was born in France. Around the World in Eighty Days has long been his most popular novel. Verne is credited with creating the genre of science fiction with such other works as Journey to the Center of the Earth and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Laurence Yep is the author of Newbery Honor books Dragon Wings and Dragon's Gate. He lives in Pacific Grove, California.

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