Around the World in 80 Days (Adaptation)
An eccentric Englishman accepts a challenge to circle the globe with unprecedented speed. Exotic locales, seemingly insurmountable obstacles, and comic relief provide a fantastic blend of adventure, entertainment, and suspense. - For generations, readers have enjoyed classic literature. They have... show more
An eccentric Englishman accepts a challenge to circle the globe with unprecedented speed. Exotic locales, seemingly insurmountable obstacles, and comic relief provide a fantastic blend of adventure, entertainment, and suspense. - For generations, readers have enjoyed classic literature. They have delighted in the romance of Jane Austen, thrilled ... more »at the adventures of Jules Verne, and pondered the lessons of Aesop. Introduce young readers to these familiar volumes with Great Illustrated Classics. In this series, literary masterworks have been adapted for young scholars. Large, easy-to-read type and charming pen-and-ink drawings enhance the text. Students are sure to enjoy becoming acquainted with traditional literature through these well-loved classics.
Publish date: August 7th 2000
Publisher: Playmore Publishers
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Series: Classic Starts
This is full of adventure. It was written at a time when people couldn’t find facts about other parts of the world as easily as we can today. Even though it may not be completely accurate, it sparks an interest by showing different countries around the world. I enjoyed the trip. It highlights di...
I just noticed a little oddity with Goodreads in France: they used 'et' instead of 'and' when it tells you that people have liked a review. Mind you, they still use the work 'like' and opposed to 'aimer', which is a little disappointing, though apparently the word like, when used in the context of l...
More like five days for me really, though even that is too long for a 250 pages book. Well, it’s an audiobook and I only listened to it while commuting to work.Yes, that is a silly intro but what I meant is that while listening to the book I often felt transported along with Phileas Fogg and crew. T...
SpoilersThis is Jules Verne's masterpiece and not 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as it is usually credited to be.Before beginning, I want to address a criticism of the book that it is pro-colonial and racist, which given the era that it was written in is a grossly unfair criticism of the book. Verne ...
At no point does Phileas Fogg or Passepartout get in an air balloon. Lies, all lies.