[Epub] ↠ Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11) Author Jules Verne – Thomashillier.co.uk


  • Paperback
  • 252 pages
  • Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11)
  • Jules Verne
  • English
  • 04 November 2019
  • 014044906X

10 thoughts on “Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11)

  1. says:

    Truly, would you not for less than that make a tour around the world This is the second Verne book I have devoured in two days which have both been accredited four five stars I could end the review at that and I would be content Similar to The Journey to the Centre of the Earth which I read yesterday Verne creates amazingly awesome and complex characters The main protagonist Mr Fogg is an obsessive compulsive routine loving timekeeper who bets his chums at the club that he can travel arou Truly, would you not for less than that make a tour around the world This is the second Verne book I have devoured in two days which have both been accredited four five stars I could end the review at that and I would be content Similar to The Jo...


  2. says:

    Well So I do believe I saved a book s life About to be tossed away, being a pariah of the garage sale variety, I not only took it home I READ it Aglow with endearing cliches, this is the source of plenty of adventure stories, many of which are films, comics, etc Verne s imagination is grand the plot is silly and almost kid like But absurd it ain t It is fun exactly because there is a topsy turvy madness to visiting places just to prove a point It is fun because it is rife with in Well So I do believe I saved a book s life About to be tossed away, being a pariah of the garage sale variety, I not only took it home I READ it Aglow with endearing cliches, this is the source of plenty of adventure stories, many of which are films, comics, etc Verne s imagination is grand the plot is silly and almost kid like But absurd it ain t It is fun exactly because there is a topsy turvy madness to visiting places just to prove a point It is fun b...


  3. says:

    Mum, could we travel the world in the same way that Phileas Fogg and Passepartout did The question propels me back in time, about three decades This was the first Jules Verne book I read I carried it home in a heavy school bag, in the darkness after an winter afternoon in the public library I was ten, and I had to fill my long evenings, which started at sun set around half past two I still remember the smell of the book, picked from the Classics f...


  4. says:

    Around the World in Eighty Days was first published by Jules Verne in 1873, and was introduced to an adoring public as monthly installments Each chapter is thus seen as connected but with its own hooks and cliffhangers The character of Phileas Fogg has become a stoic archetype for too cool operators in books to come in several genres This is fast moving and fun, still a good read over a hundred years later One very interesting aspect of the narrative was the portrait of the American west in Around the World in Eighty Days was first published by Jules Verne in 1873, and was introduced to an adoring public as monthly installments Each chapter is thus seen as connected but with its own hooks...


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  6. says:

    1 I hated it 32 years ago and still hate it star.A couple days ago my son and I were talking about boring classroom reading material This reminded me that I never rated this glorious piece of classic literature How anyone would insist that students had to mandatorily read it in the 80s is beyond me, let alone in the 21st century A couple years ago, when my son came home with that little paperback edition and whined about how incredibly uninteresting this gem is, I calmed him down by saying 1 I hated it 32 years ago and still hate it star.A couple days ago my son and I were talking about boring classroom reading material This reminded me that I never rated this glorious piece of classic literature How anyone would insist that students had to mandatorily read it in the 80s is bey...


  7. says:

    I finished Around the World in 80 Days today and it was even better than I remembered from my childhood Admittedly, the version I had read as a child was the Great Illustrated Classics edition that was, unfortunately, abridged I felt that a reading of the unabridged classic was long overdue Shockingly enough, I still remembered the ending 20 years later.Just the task Phileas Fogg faces in traveling the world in 8...


  8. says:

    The original steampunk adventure Written while it was still called modern Fascinating Seriously, though Jules Verne knows how to write a fast paced adventure with French tomfoolery and English sprats They re buckling down to show other multi millionaires price adjusted what a real wager is, using nothingthan a very keen mind and a talent for reading multiple d...


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    Whether or not you ve read the novel or watched the movie, Jules Verne sAround the World in 80 Daysis so embedded in Western culture that just about everyone knows the basic plot premise wealthy and reticent Englishman Phileas Fogg makes gentlemanly bet with his chums that he can travel around the world in 80 days and then sets off with his temperamental French servant to do just that.The idea for the story came from the actual journey of eccentric Bostonian George Francis Train Who liked Whether or not you ve read the novel or watched the movie, Jules Verne sAround the World in 80 Daysis so embedded in Western culture that just about everyone knows the basic plot premise wealthy and reticent Englishman Phileas Fogg makes gentlemanly bet with his chums that he can travel around the world in 80 days and then sets off with his temperamental French servant to do just that.The idea for the story came from the actual journey of eccentric Bostonian George Francis Train Who liked to refer to himself as Citizen Train check out the NYTimes article from the day he finished his trip in Tacoma, WA What I hadn t expected of Verne s n...


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Around the World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages, #11) To Go Around The Worldin Such A Short Time And With The Means Of Transport Currently Available, Was Not Only Impossible, It Was Madness One Ill Fated Evening At The Reform Club, Phileas Fogg Rashly Bets His Companions 20,000 That He Can Travel Around The Entire Globe In Just Eighty Days And He Is Determined Not To Lose Breaking The Well Establised Routine Of His Daily Life, The Reserved Englishman Immediately Sets Off For Dover, Accompanied By His Hot Blooded French Manservant Passepartout Travelling By Train, Steamship, Sailing Boat, Sledge And Even Elephant, They Must Overcome Storms, Kidnappings, Natural Disasters, Sioux Attacks And The Dogged Inspector Fix Of Scotland Yard Who Believes That Fogg Has Robbed The Bank Of England To Win The Extraordinary Wager Around The World In Eighty Days Gripped Audiences On Its Publication And Remains Hugely Popular, Combining Exploration, Adventure And A Thrilling Race Against Time.Michael Glencross S Lively Translation Is Accompanied By An Introduction By Brian Aldiss, Which Places Jules Verne S Work In Its Literary And Historical Context There Is Also A Detailed Chronology, Notes And Further Reading.


About the Author: Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science fiction He is best known for his novelsJourney to the Center of the Earth1864 ,Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea1870 , andAround the World in Eighty Days1873 Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of spa Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science fiction He is best known for his novelsJourney to the Center of the Earth1864 ,Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea1870 , andAround the World in Eighty Days1873 Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of space travel had been devised He is the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie His prominent novels have been made into films Verne, along with H G Wells, is often referred to as the Father of Science Fiction