9780199552511

The Extraordinary Journeys: Around the World in Eighty Days

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199552511

  • ISBN10:

    0199552517

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/15/2008
  • Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

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Summary

Around the World in Eighty Days has been a bestseller for over a century, but it has never before appeared in a critical edition. While most translations misread or even abridge the original, this stylish version is completely true to Verne's classic, moving as fast and as brilliantly asPhineas Fogg's own race against time. Around the World in Eighty Days offers a strong dose of post-romantic reality but not a shred of science fiction: its modernism lies instead in the experimental technique and Verne's unique twisting of space and time.

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