Around the World in Eighty Days

Front Cover, Limited, Feb 27, 2009 - Fiction
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In Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days (1873), Phileas Fogg, a wealthy man, is challenged to prove his claim that after the opening of a railway section in India, he can now travel around the world in eighty days. With his French manservant, he

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Jules Verne was born on February 8, 1828 in Nantes, France. He wrote for the theater and worked briefly as a stockbroker. He is considered by many to be the father of science fiction. His most popular novels included Journey to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Around the World in Eighty Days. Several of his works have been adapted into movies and TV mini-series. In 1892, he was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in France. He died on March 24, 1905 at the age of 77.

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