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Jules Verne

Around the World in 80 Days

Jules Verne’s most-acclaimed novel remains a cultural cornerstone to this day. The story of Phileas Fogg’s spectacular journey by then-novel technologies is a fast-paced, colorful, and thoroughly enjoyable portrait of the British empire at the height of its power. Originally published as a serial so believable that readers at the time placed bets on whether Fogg would succeed or not, Verne’s adventure epic continues to inspire travelers and adventurers to this day.
241 printed pages
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  • ANDREI NICOLAS PAPADOPOLshared an impression2 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot

    One of the most informative yet fun books that I have read in a while!

  • Victor Wangshared an impression8 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    A classic. The romance of encountering foreign cultures in the olden days of Britain.

  • Namwanje Julieshared an impression5 years ago



  • Mary Kazievahas quoted7 years ago
    He was so exact that he was never in a hurry, was always ready, and was economical alike of his steps and his motions. He never took one step too many, and always went to his destination by the shortest cut; he made no superfluous gestures, and was never seen to be moved or agitated. He was the most deliberate person in the world, yet always reached his destination at the exact moment.
  • Dhrubo Chowdhuryhas quotedlast month
    an as­tro­nom­ical clock, dir­ec­ted his steps to the pass­port of­fice. As for the won­ders of Bom­bay—its fam­ous city hall, its splen­did lib­rary,
  • Dhrubo Chowdhuryhas quotedlast month
    “A true Eng­lish­man doesn’t joke when he is talk­ing about so ser­i­ous a thing as a wager,” replied Phileas Fogg, sol­emnly.

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