Jorden runt på 80 dagar

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Phileas Fogg, British gentleman and member of the Reform Club, bets that he can travel around the world in eighty days. With him he takes his French butler, Jean Passepartout. The many unforeseen things and dangers they encounter on the road are due to the Frenchman’s curiosity and sense of adventure. At the same time, Fogg is suspected of having robbed the Bank of England of a huge sum and they are hot on the heels of the English detective Fix. In the end, it’s the Frenchman who figures out how to outsmart everyone.

Around the World in 80 Days contains all the best of early science fiction literature, while the novel has its heart in the journey and the adventure. Jules Verne’s fiction forms a bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries and this novel is widely regarded as his most important. A world literary classic.
JULES VERNE 1828-1905 was a French author of everything from adventure novels and science fiction to drama and librettos, producing at least two handwritten novels a year. Although today he is associated with popular and youth literature, he has always been praised by both critics and many great authors. His classic works are Around the World in 80 Days, Around the World Under the Sea, A Journey to the Center of the Earth and From the Earth to the Moon.

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