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By Jules Verne

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ISBN-13: 9781355897453

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Phileas Fogg is a wealthy British gentleman residing in solitude. regardless of his wealth, Fogg lives a modest existence with behavior performed with mathematical precision. little or no may be acknowledged approximately his social existence except that he's a member of the Reform membership. Having disregarded his former valet, James Forster, for bringing him shaving water at eighty four °F (29 °C) rather than 86 °F (30 °C), Fogg hires a Frenchman via the identify of Jean Passepartout as a replacement.

At the Reform membership, Fogg will get interested in an issue over a piece of writing within the day-by-day Telegraph declaring that with the hole of a brand new railway part in India, it's now attainable to commute all over the world in eighty days. He accepts a guess for £20,000 (equal to approximately £1.6 million in 2016) from his fellow membership participants to accomplish this type of trip inside of this period of time. With Monsieur Passepartout accompanying him, Fogg departs from London through teach at 8:45 p.m. on 2 October; if he's to win the bet, then he'll need to go back to the membership by means of this similar time on 21 December, eighty days later.

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