The Resource Around the world in eighty days, Jules Verne ; translated with notes by Michael Glencross ; with an introduction by Brian Aldiss

Around the world in eighty days, Jules Verne ; translated with notes by Michael Glencross ; with an introduction by Brian Aldiss

Label
Around the world in eighty days
Title
Around the world in eighty days
Statement of responsibility
Jules Verne ; translated with notes by Michael Glencross ; with an introduction by Brian Aldiss
Title variation
Around the world in 80 days
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passepartout. Passing through exotic lands and dangerous locations, they seize whatever transportation is at hand - whether train or elephant - overcoming set-backs and always racing against the clock
Member of
Summary
On a wager, the eccentric English gentleman Phileas Fogg accepts a challenge to circle the globe in eighty days. Follow Phileas and his faithful valet Passepartout, in this classic fantastic adventure
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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zhUk-oF6B9Y
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060479
Cataloging source
HCO
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1828-1905
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Verne, Jules
Dewey number
843/.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
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790
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1947-
  • 1925-
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  • Glencross, Michael
  • Aldiss, Brian
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True
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  • Voyages around the world
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Wagers
Target audience
adult
Label
Around the world in eighty days, Jules Verne ; translated with notes by Michael Glencross ; with an introduction by Brian Aldiss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in the French language under the title: Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours in 1873
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 248 pages
Isbn
9781604597127
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780141194769
Label
Around the world in eighty days, Jules Verne ; translated with notes by Michael Glencross ; with an introduction by Brian Aldiss
Publication
Note
First published in the French language under the title: Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours in 1873
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 248 pages
Isbn
9781604597127
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780141194769

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