Around The World In Eighty Days

April 21, 2017|
Around The World In Eighty Days by JULES VERNE
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Jules Verne's thrilling adventure novel in a pocket hardback editionAround the World in Eighty Days (Le tour du monde en quatre-vingt jours) is a classic. The story starts in London on 2 October 1872. Phileas Fogg is a wealthy, solitary man with regular habits, who fires his former butler for getting wrong the temperature of his shaving water. He hires Passepartout as a replacement. Later that day he gets involved in an argument over an article in the Daily Telegraph, stating that with the opening of a new railway in India, it is now possible to travel around the world in eighty days. The exciting, if now dated, adventure of Fogg and Passepartout will entertain modern readers as much as it did the Victorians.

With an Afterword by John Grant
Jules Gabriel Verne was born in Nantes, France, in 1828 and was destined to follow his father into the legal profession. In Paris to train for the bar, he took to literary life, befriending Alexander Dumas and Victor Hugo, and lived by theatre managing and libretto-writing. His first novel, Five Weeks in a Balloon, was issued by the i...
Title:Around The World In Eighty Days
Product dimensions:280 pages, 6.41 X 9.58 X 0.62 in
Shipping dimensions:280 pages, 6.41 X 9.58 X 0.62 in
Published:April 21, 2017
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - MCL
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781509827855

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