Around the World in Eighty Days

Around the World in Eighty Days

Book - 1988
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Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise: to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne's hero traverses the far reaches of the earth, all the while tracked by the intrepid Detective Fix, a bounty hunter certain he is on the trail of a notorious bank robber. Set from the text of George M. Towle's original 1873 translation, this Modern Library Paperback Classic of Verne's adventure novel comes vividly alive, brilliantly reflecting on time, space, and one man's struggle to reach beyond the bounds of both science and society.
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1988
ISBN: 9780812968569
9780688075088
0688075088
9780140367119
014036711X
9780884119173
0884119173
9780141035871
Branch Call Number: J VER
Characteristics: 242 p
Additional Contributors: Moser, Barry
Alternative Title: Around the world in 80 days

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