Around the World in 80 Days

Around the World in 80 Days


world wide in 80 Days (French: Le travel du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a vintage event novel by means of the French author Jules Verne, released in 1873. within the tale, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly hired French valet Passepartout try and circumnavigate the area in eighty days on a £20,000 bet (roughly £1.6 million this day) set by way of his pals on the Reform membership. it's one among Verne's such a lot acclaimed works. the tale starts off in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a wealthy English gentleman residing in solitude. regardless of his wealth, Fogg lives a modest lifestyles with behavior conducted with mathematical precision. little or no might be stated approximately his social existence except that he's a member of the Reform membership. Having pushed aside his former valet, James Foster, for bringing him shaving water at eighty four °F (29 °C) rather than 86 °F (30 °C), Fogg hires a Frenchman by way of the identify of Jean Passepartout instead. on the Reform membership, Fogg will get all for a controversy over a piece of writing within the day-by-day Telegraph mentioning that with the hole of a brand new railway part in India, it really is now attainable to trip worldwide in eighty days. He accepts a guess for £20,000 (equal to approximately £1.6 million this present day) from his fellow membership individuals, which he'll obtain if he makes it all over the world in eighty days. observed through Passepartout, he leaves London through teach at 8:45 P.M. on Wednesday, October 2, 1872, and is due again on the Reform membership even as eighty days later, Saturday, December 21, 1872.

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