Around the World in 80 Days

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Apr 2, 2017 - 126 pages
Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a 20,000 wager (the approximate equivalent of 2 million in 2016) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.

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The reason I read this book was because I found it in my house.This is written in easy English also, so I could read it with fun again. Maybe this story is unrealistic now. but I could enjoy the thrill. I like Passepartout. He is charming, Read full review

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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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