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Around the World in Eighty Days (Illustrated Classics)
Around the World in Eighty Days - Illustrated Classics Author:Jules Verne Before airplanes were invented, Phileas Fogg, an English Gentleman, wagers he can travel around the world in the only 80 days! "I'll bet you 20,000 pounds that I can travel around the world in 80 days!" said Phileas Fogg. The time is 1872, when trains and steamships are the fastest means of travel. Faster! Faster! ... more » Follow his incredible journey through four continents as Fogg races the clock to win his daring bet. Across Egypt and India, through Hong Kong, Japan and America he goes, encountering wonders along the way and braving many dangers. Along the way he encounters a beautiful Indian maiden, is mistaken for an international criminal, and is chased by a detective with a warrant for his arrest. Can they keep Phileas Fogg from winning his bet? It's a non-stop, fast-paced race against time filled with romance and adventure.
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A Specially adapted version for young readers by Marian Leighton. Illustrations by Pablo Marcos Studios. Cover Illustrated by Joseph Miralles.« less