Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
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I particularly liked the part of the story set in India, which was exotic but somehow within reach.
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"Around the World in Eighty Days" is one of the greatest adventure novels of all time by one of the greatest of all adventure novel writers, Jules Verne. It is the story of the eccentric English inventor Phileas Fogg who sets out to make it around the world in eighty days in order to win a bet. With his trusted French valet, Passepartout, Fogg hurries off in a mad dash around the world, encountering numerous obstacles and adventures along the way. Jules Verne's classic work, "Around the World in Eighty Days," still holds up today as a work a genuine creativity and sheer delight.
 

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Jules Verne was a French writer and pioneer of the science fiction genre through novels like Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in Eighty Days, A Journey to the Center of the Earth, and The Mysterious Island. A visionary, Verne wrote about air, space, and underwater travel long before the ability to travel in these realms was invented, and his works remain amongst the most translated, most continually reprinted, and most widely read books of all time. Jules Verne died in 1905 having paved the way for future science fiction writers and enthusiasts.
 
Published June 1, 2015 by A.R.N. Publications. 227 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Education & Reference, Comics & Graphic Novels, History, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction
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A good way to put both book and story in context for young armchair travelers.

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Excellent
on May 19 2012

An unforgettable classic which is recommended for all the ages.

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on Jan 11 2011

I particularly liked the part of the story set in India, which was exotic but somehow within reach.

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