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Around the World in Eighty Days

by Jules Verne

In a world where time is both a relentless master and a thrilling challenge, embark on an extraordinary journey that will test the limits of possibility. "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne invites you to join the audacious Phileas Fogg as he sets out on an adventure of a lifetime. The story begins with a hook that echoes through the corridors of curiosity: Can one man truly circumnavigate the globe in a mere eighty days? Fogg, a man of meticulous routine and unwavering precision, is willing to wager his entire fortune on this audacious claim. With the world doubting his ambitious quest, he sets off from foggy London, accompanied by his loyal French valet, Passepartout. Their exhilarating race against time takes them across oceans, through bustling cities, treacherous jungles, and untamed landscapes. From the opulent trains of India to the heart-pounding chaos of San Francisco, the duo faces relentless obstacles, cunning adversaries, and unexpected allies.

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Verne is considered to be an important author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism. His reputation was markedly different in an...

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