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Around the world in 80 days, or, A wager won

Cole Porter

Around the world in 80 days, or, A wager won

by Cole Porter

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jules Verne ; adapted by Cole Porter, Orson Welles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/20026 (M)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination73, 49 leaves.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3252095M
LC Control Number83169678

  Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne follows the adventures of two men who try to do the impossible–circle the globe in just 80 days. According to Goodreads, “ One ill-fated evening at the Reform Club, Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions £20, that he can travel around the entire globe in just eighty days – and he is.   Phileas Fogg, the gentleman adventurer of Jules Verne's famous book, rushed around the world in 80 days with intrepid Nan Lyons following him—-at a distance of only years. She dines, nibbles and noshes her way from Great Britain through France, Italy, India, China, America and back again to the Reform Club just as Fogg s: 1.

An exciting romp around the world. You have to imagine what the world was like in the era of steam and telegraphs to really get the feel of the book, but the excentric Mr. Fogg leads his growing group of unlikely travelers from train to ship to train to elephant and through many ingenious twists to try and win a wager. Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days Chapter Summary. Find summaries for every chapter, including a Around the World in Eighty Days Chapter Summary Chart to help you understand the book.

  The graphic format ads a bit of the mystique to the story but also keeps it a bit of youth. Stylistically, the artwork is very caricature and over the top, giving the book some much needed fun and youthful appeal. Phileas Fogg is a very precise man. In Victorian England, he makes a large wager that he will circumnavigate the globe in under 80 days/5(11). You will meet the characters of a world-known book written by acclaimed French novelist Jules Verne. The story of Phileas Fogg and his loyal servant has already won the hearts of millions of fans. And now the fiction comes to life with the marvelous game Around The World In 80 Days!


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Around the world in 80 days, or, A wager won by Cole Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fogg makes a wager of £20, (£2 million in ) with members of London's Reform Club that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days or less. He sets out with his French servant Jean Passepartout to win the wager, unaware that he is being followed by a detective named Fix, who suspects Fogg of having robbed the Bank of d by: Jules Verne.

Around the World in 80 Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager (the approximate equivalent of £2 million in ) set by his friends at the Reform Club/5(K).

Around the World in Eighty Days is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager (£2, in ) set by his friends at the Reform Club.4/4().

Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, translated by Geo Makepeace Towle () Virtual Entertainment, Series: World adventure classic books This book is an adventure novel in which Phileas Fogg of London and his newly-employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20, wager set by his Fogg's friends at the Reform Club/5(17).

Around the World in Eighty Days, travel adventure novel by French author Jules Verne, published serially in and in book form in Telling the story of the unflappable Phileas Fogg’s trip around the world to win a bet, it was the most widely popular of the Voyages extraordinaires series of novels.

Around the World in 80 Days (sometimes spelled as Around the World in Eighty Days) is a American epic adventure-comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The epic picture was directed by Michael Anderson and produced by Mike Todd, with Kevin McClory and William Cameron Menzies as associate producers.

Around the World in 80 Days is a American action adventure comedy film based on Jules Verne's novel of the same name and remake of the movie of the same name of It stars Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan and Cécile de film is set in the nineteenth century and centers on Phileas Fogg (Coogan), here reimagined as an eccentric inventor, and his efforts to circumnavigate the.

Jules Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days is a rip-roaring adventure story set primarily in Victorian England but spans the world following its protagonist Phileas Fogg. Written with a cosmopolitan and open view of the world, Around the World in Eighty Days is a brilliant tale.

Around the World in 80 Days is a popular book by Jules Verne. Read Around the World in 80 Days, free online version of the book by Jules Verne, on Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days consists of 37 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of Around the World in 80 Days which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

Phileas Fogg does not travel in a hot air balloon in Around the World In Eightythere is a mention of such travel in Chap but the idea is dropped. The iconic symbol of the hot air balloon became associated with Jules Verne’s book in the film starring David Niven.

Phileas Fogg is a wealthy man living in London who is part of the Reform Club, an elite social organization. He has recently hired a new domestic servant, a Frenchman named at the Reform Club, he makes a bet with the other club members that it is possible to go around the world by train and steamer in just eighty days, and that he himself can do it.

“Around the World in 80 Days” is a classic adventure novel written by Jules Verne tells the story of Phileas Fogg (and his French valet Passepartout) who attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days.

The book which was published inand is. "Round the world?" cried Fix. "Yes, and in eighty days. He says it is on a wager; but, between us, I don't believe a word of it.

That wouldn't be common sense. There's something else in the wind." "Ah. Fogg is a character, is he?" "I should say he was." "Is he rich?" "No doubt, for he is carrying an enormous sum in brand new banknotes with him.

Around the World in Eighty Days is just more proof that his excellent writing skills put the readers right in the book with Phileas Fogg and Passepartout. Because of a bet by his friends, Phileas sets out to get all the way around the world in eighty days.

Phileas is a rich man, but also very precise about his life. Read Around the World in 80 Days by author Jules Verne, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. A very nice book I was looking for, about Jules Verne's well known adventure about Phileas Frogg and Passepartout, who made their contest travelling around the world in 80 days.

Together with packed and beautiful illustrations, this book made the whole story very understandable for everyone/5(K). Directed by Michael Anderson, John Farrow. With David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton.

A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. A very nice book I was looking for, about Jules Verne's well known adventure about Phileas Frogg and Passepartout, who made their contest travelling around the world in 80 days.

Together with packed and beautiful illustrations, this book made. A very nice book I was looking for, about Jules Verne's well known adventure about Phileas Frogg and Passepartout, who made their contest travelling around the world in 80 days.

Together with packed and beautiful illustrations, this book made Reviews: K. Around the World in 80 Days CHAPTER I IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG AND PASSEPARTOUT ACCEPT EACH OTHER, THE ONE AS MASTER, THE OTHER AS MAN M r.

Phileas Fogg lived, inat No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in He was one of the most noticeable members of the Reform Club, though he seemed always to avoid at. Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours = Around The World in Eighty Days (Extraordinary Voyages #11), Jules Verne Around the World in Eighty Days, is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Jean Passepartout, attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days by his friends at the /5(K).The book has a fast-paced, urgent tone and mood, as Fogg and his party try desperately to make it around the world in 80 days to win the wager.

Protagonist and Antagonist Phileas Fogg is the primary protagonist, and Detective Fix is the antagonist.In the novel Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, Phileas T. Fogg wagered four of his fellow members of the Reform Club in London £5, apiece that he could travel around the world in 80 days.

This would have been an astounding feat inthe year in which the novel is set. Then, the fastest modes of travel were rail and ship; however, much of the world still traveled by coach.