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Around The World In Eighty Days
Michael Palin
Jules Verne
Classification : Travel & Adventure
Pub Date : Jun 18, 2009
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 256
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753823248
Price : 599

About the book

'The pace of this kind of travel has not much changed since Fogg set out in 1872. Trains may be a little faster, but there are certainly no high-speed rail links yet across India, China or the USA. Passenger services have practically disappeared from the world's shipping lanes ... Recourse to air travel, even as a convenient means of escape, was not allowed.'



Following the route taken by Phileas Fogg 115 years earlier, Michael Palin set out from the Reform Club to circumnavigate the world. The rules were simple, but nothing else about the trip was straightforward...



From a tour of Venice on a rubbish barge to ship spotting at the Suez Canal and the bicycle rush hour and snake snacks in China, this is an unparalleled tribute to man's ability to make life difficult for himself.husbands that cheat my boyfriend cheated on me with a guy


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Michael Palin
Michael Palin established his reputation with MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS and RIPPING YARNS. His work also includes several films including an award-winning performance in A FISH CALLED WANDA and mor...(+)
Jules Verne
JULES VERNE (1828-1905) was a French writer and pioneer of science fiction is best known today for TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA(1870) and AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS (1873). He was born i...(+)