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Around The World In Eighty Days ($23.99; $15.99 paper; May 1996; 296 pp.; 0- 670-86917-1; paper 0-670-86793-4): An entry in The Whole Story series, this is an annotated edition of the 1873 classic, printed on coated stock and enhanced by both atmospheric new paintings and hundreds of postage-stampsized 19th-century photos and prints. The explanatory captions (credited to Jean-Pierre Verdet only on the copyright page) accompanying the latter are largely superfluous, although they do add random snippets of historical background to the journey. Its the views of old ships and trains, of costumed natives, and distant ports of call--from Port Said to San Francisco--that evoke the tales panorama of the exotic, just as the many lurid Verne trading cards and other spinoffs capture the plots melodramatic highlights. A good way to put both book and story in context for young armchair travelers. (Fiction. 11-15) -- Copyright ©1996, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Book Description paperback. Condition: New. Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pages Number: 140 Publisher: Northern Arts Publishing House Pub. Date :2011-04-01. Around the World in eighty days is a fascinating novel. Author Jules Verne used a lively tone. Described the British as a friend bet Mr. Fogg. in the 80 days around the globe to overcome the difficulties of the story. The book describes the journey in addition to Mr. Fogg encountered bizarre experience outside. Seller Inventory # K33347