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By Jules Verne

All over the world in 80 Days (French: Le journey du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a vintage event novel through the French author Jules Verne, released in 1873. within the tale, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly hired French valet Passepartout try to circumnavigate the realm in eighty days on a £20,000 bet (roughly £1.6 million this present day) set through his associates on the Reform membership. it's considered one of Verne's so much acclaimed works. the tale begins in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a wealthy English gentleman residing in solitude. regardless of his wealth, Fogg lives a modest lifestyles with behavior conducted with mathematical precision. little or no should be stated approximately his social existence except that he's a member of the Reform membership. Having pushed aside his former valet, James Foster, 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 an alternative. on the Reform membership, Fogg will get taken with a controversy 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 truly is now attainable to trip world wide in eighty days. He accepts a guess for £20,000 (equal to approximately £1.6 million this present day) from his fellow membership contributors, which he'll obtain if he makes it world wide in eighty days. followed via Passepartout, he leaves London by means of teach at 8:45 P.M. on Wednesday, October 2, 1872, and is due again on the Reform membership while eighty days later, Saturday, December 21, 1872.

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