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Translated by George Makepeace Towle. Afterword by Peter Glassman. Barry Moser's sixteen exquisite watercolors capture Verne's beloved novel of suspense in this deluxe gift edition that will be treasured for years to come. A "handsome new edition...The translation is clear and sprightly."--New York Times Book Review.
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Shocking his stodgy colleagues at the exclusive Reform Club, enigmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg wagers his fortune, undertaking an extraordinary and daring enterprise to circumnavigate the globe in eighty days. With his French valet Passepartout in tow, Verne's hero traverses the far reaches of the earth, all the while tracked by the intrepid Detective Fix, a bounty hunter certain he is on the trail of a notorious bank robber.
Combining exploration, adventure, and a thrilling race against time, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS gripped audiences upon its original publication and remains hugely popular to this day.
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Book Description William Morrow & Co., 1988. Condition: New. Barry Moser (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0688075088
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