Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days

Classic adventure story by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873.

The story sees Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club.

The story has been staged and filmed numerous times, including the 2004 film starring Jackie Chan and Steve Coogan.

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