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Title: Around the World in Eighty Days
Author: around
ISBN: 0 19 597143 4
Genre: Adventure, Classics
Level: 3
Module: Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Social issues

Poor Passepartout! He agrees to work as the servant of Phileas Fogg because he wants a peaceful life. Mr Fogg is a gentleman who always does exactly the same thing every day. However, that very evening he starts work, his master returns from his club and tells him that they must leave for France. They are going to make the tour of the world. Mr Fogg had bet twenty thousand pounds that they can do it in eighty days!

Mr Fogg's bet takes him and Passepartout to Egypt, India, Hong Kong, Japan and America, and leads to many exciting adventures. But they are not the only people making the tour of the world. Someone is following them, and seems to be trying to stop Mr Fogg from winning his bet ...

Jules Verne lived in France over one hundred years ago. Around the World in Eighty Days is his most popular book, and is said to be based on a true story.

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