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Around the World in Eighty Days (Illustrated Classics)
Around the World in Eighty Days - Illustrated Classics Author:Marian Leighton (Adaptor), Jules Verne "I'll bet you 20,000 pounds that I can travel around the world in 80 days!" said Phineas Fogg. The time is 1872, when trains and steamships are the fastest means of travel. Across Egypt and India, through Hong Kong, Japan and America he goes, encountering wonders along the way and braving many dangers. He meets a beautiful Indian princess and is... more » pursued by a detective with a warrant for his arrest...Can they keep Phineas Fogg from winning his bet?
In a specially adapted version for young readers by Marian Leighton« less