Around the World in Eighty Days: A Classic Adventure Novel (Paperback)

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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne - COMPLETE ORIGINAL VERSION - Full English Translation of 'Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours' - A Classic Adventure Novel - Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) 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 (roughly 1.6 million today) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works. The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman living in solitude. Despite his wealth, Fogg lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision. Very little can be said about his social life other than that he is a member of the Reform Club. Having dismissed his former valet, James Forster, for bringing him shaving water at 84 F (29 C) instead of 86 F (30 C), Fogg hires a Frenchman by the name of Jean Passepartout as a replacement......
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ISBN: 9781516897735
ISBN-10: 1516897730
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 14th, 2015
Pages: 168
Language: English