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Around the World in Eighty Days

Collins Classics

by Jules Verne

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'Phileas Fogg was one of those mathematically exact people, who, never hurried and always ready, are economical of their steps and their motions. He never made one stride too many, always going by the shortest route. He did not give an idle look. He did not allow himself a superfluous gesture.'

When Phileas Fogg wagers a bet that he can travel across the globe in just 80 days, little does he know about the epic journey that he is about to undertake. With his faithful French servant, Passepartout, Phileas Fogg embarks on the adventure of a lifetime, travelling across four continents by whatever means he can - train, elephant, steam ship - and experiencing endless surprises and mishaps along the way.

Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:
William Collins
Publication Date:
2010
Series:
Collins Classics

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Jules Verne (Author)

Victor Marie Hugo (1802--1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement and is considered one of the greatest French writers. Hugo's best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and The Hunchbak of Notre-Dame, 1...

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