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Around the world in eighty days

Author: Jules Verne; William Butcher
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1872 Phileas Fogg wins a bet by traveling around the world in seventy-nine days, twenty-three hours, and fifty-seven minutes.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Adventure stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jules Verne; William Butcher
ISBN: 9780199552511 0199552517
OCLC Number: 321046044
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "First published as a World's Classics paperback 1995"--Title page verso.
Description: xlv, 247 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours.
Around the world in 80 days
Responsibility: Jules Verne ; translated with an introduction and notes by William Butcher.

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Jules Verne's classic, a bestseller for over a century, has never appeared in a critical edition before. William Butcher's stylish new translation moves as fast and as brilliantly as Fogg's own  Read more...

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