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A riveting race against time and an action-packed odyssey into the unknown, Around the World in Eighty Days is a masterpiece of adventure fiction that has captured the imaginations of generations of readers and continues to enthrall us today.

On October 2, 1872, an English gentleman makes a remarkable wager: He can travel around the entire world in a mere eighty days. Thus begins Jules Verne's classic novel, which remains unsurpassed in sheer storytelling entertainment. Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant, Passepartout, embark on a fantastic journey into a world filled with surprises, danger, and beauty—from the shores of India, where the travelers rescue the beautiful wife of a rajah from ritual sacrifice, to the rugged American frontier, where their train is ambushed by an angry band of Sioux. With twenty thousand pounds at stake, Fogg's mission is complicated by an incredible case of mistaken identity that sends a Scotland Yard detective in hot pursuit. A riveting race against time and an action-packed odyssey into the unknown, Around the World in Eighty Days is a masterpiece of adventure fiction that has captured the imaginations of generations of readers and continues to enthrall us today.

With an Introduction by Herbert Lottman and a New Afterword by Karen J. Renner

'The reason Verne is still read by millions today is simply that he was one of the best storytellers who ever lived.'Arthur C. Clarke

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  • Paperback

    9780451474285

    February 1, 2016

    Signet

    272 pages

    RRP $7.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141035871

    July 24, 2008

    Penguin Classics

    304 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780140449068

    May 10, 2004

    Penguin Classics

    288 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Around The World In Eighty Days
    Jules Verne

    EBook

    9780141910369

    May 10, 2004

    Penguin eBooks

    288 pages

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