Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

The novel follows the journey of a wealthy Englishman who makes a high-stakes wager that he can travel around the world in eighty days. Accompanied by his loyal French valet, they encounter numerous obstacles and adventures across different cultures and landscapes, including rescuing a beautiful Indian woman from a ritual sacrifice. The book is a celebration of the technological advancements of the 19th century, with the main characters utilizing various modes of transportation such as steamships, railways, and even an elephant.

The 947th greatest book of all time


Published
1872
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
160-350
Words
64,000
Original Language
French

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