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  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Jules Verne
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    Around the World in 80 Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet, Passepartout, attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club.

    Tristan says: "Poor narration"
  • Around the World in Eighty Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in Eighty Days

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Ralph Cosham
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    Jules Verne's incomparable Phileas Fogg races against time to win a sizeable wager. One adventure follows another in this memorable story rife with humor and strange encounters.

    Craig says: "Classic Victorian Novel"
  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

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    • By Jules Verne
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    Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club. Around the World in 80 Days is one of Jules Verne's most acclaimed works.

    S. K. Conaghan says: "Cannot listen to this..."
  • Around the World in Eighty Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in Eighty Days

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    The adventure begins in London on Tuesday, October 1st, 1872, when rich British gentleman Phileas Fogg gets in an argument with a group of friends. He enters a wager that sets him on a race to make it around the world in 80 days. Although the trip begins as planned with his valet Jean Passepartout, he is quickly mistaken as a bank robber by Scotland Yard detective Fix. Now being pursued on his journey, Fogg must quickly travel in order to win the wager, see the world, and avoid being apprehended for a crime he did not commit in the ultimate adventure story.

  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

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    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Brian Hall
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    Nowadays, it would not seem an insurmountable task to make it around the world in 80 days. Yet, when Jules Verne published this novel in 1873, this was a phenomenon that many doubted was remotely possible. We are at first introduced to Phileas Fogg, who lives in London and has just fired his valet for silly reasons. Fogg then hires Jean Passepartout who, at the time of hire, has no idea of the adventure that his new boss will take him on. Fogg learns that it is now possible to travel around the world - starting and ending up in London - in only 80 days.

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  • Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World | Matthew Goodman

    Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World

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    On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day - and heading in the opposite direction by train - was a young journalist from The Cosmopolitan magazine, Elizabeth Bisland. Each woman was determined to outdo Jules Verne’s fictional hero Phileas Fogg and circle the globe in less than eighty days.

    Susan Gardner Bowers says: "Who knew?"
  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

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    Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne is a classic novel filled with wonder and adventure. The story begins when London native Phileas Fogg attempts to win a wager by attempting to travel around the world in 80 days. Fogg accompanied by his newly hired valet, Jean Passepartout, sets off on his adventure on October 2, 1872.

  • Around the World in 80 Days [Classic Tales Edition] | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days [Classic Tales Edition]

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    • By Jules Verne
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    Phileas Fogg, a gentleman of stringent and inflexible habits, proposes that he can circumvent the globe in 80 days. He wagers half of his fortune to this effect. But when a high profile bank robbery occurs, the dogged Detective Fix is convinced that Mr. Fogg is an audacious bank robber and that his entire "gentleman's wager" is a charade. Thus begins a wild battle of cat and mouse that takes the clever combatants around the world.

  • Around the World In 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World In 80 Days

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    • By Jules Verne
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    On October 2nd, 1872, in the game room at the Reform Club in London, Mr. Phileas Fogg made a wager that he could go around the world in eighty days. Twenty thousand pounds were to be won, or lost, upon his return. Mr. Fogg assured his five companions he would meet them in the very same room at a quarter before 9p.m. on December 21st and collect his winnings. Fogg's frantic race against time, and the final outcome of this race, makes for a thrilling, unforgettable tale that has a permanent place among the greatest of adventure stories.

    Leland says: "Pretty Good Story😏"
  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Jim Dale
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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 80 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.

    Gary says: "Fabulous narration for Verne Classic"
  • Around The World In 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around The World In 80 Days

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    Jules Verne’s career as a novelist began in 1863, when he struck a new vein in fiction—stories that combined popular science and exploration. In Around the World in Eighty Days, Phileas Fogg rashly bets his companions £20,000 that he can travel around the entire globe in just eighty days—and he is determined not to lose. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, the reserved Englishman immediately sets off for Dover, accompanied by his hot-blooded French manservant, Passepartout.

  • La Vuelta al Mundo en 80 Dias [Around the World in 80 Days] | Jules Verne

    La Vuelta al Mundo en 80 Dias [Around the World in 80 Days]

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    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Fabio Camero
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    Las aventuras alrededor del mundo de un ingles. A Julio Verne le consideran como uno de los precursores de la novela de ficcion cientifica, por que escribio sobre temas como los viajes submarinos o la llegada a la luna, que en esos tiempos eran casi un imposible.

    NATALIA says: "Very entertaining. Well set. Good pace."
  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

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    Phileas Fogg is a man of regular orderly days, down to the minute. His acquaintances know where he will be and when, with perfect regularity. Discussion in the Reform Club turns to an article concerning a theorised journey around the world in only 80 days. From this a gentleman's bet is placed, and there is nothing more important to a gentleman than a bet! Mr Fogg's life is thrown into turmoil as he commences the journey around the world.

  • Around the World in Eighty Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in Eighty Days

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    • Narrated By Bill Homewood
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    Undoubtedly one of the most celebrated tales of all time, this is both high-octane thriller and fascinating travelogue. Phileas Fogg, intrepid Victorian gentleman about town, accepts a wager that he cannot travel around the world in 80 days. Naturally, he immediately sets off, accompanied by his French manservant, Passepartout. They are pursued by a police officer, Detective Fix, who is foolishly convinced that Fogg is a bank robber. Much hilarity ensues.

  • Around The World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around The World in 80 Days

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    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Orson Welles
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    Orson Welles stars as Phileas Fogg of London, who together with his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club.

    Julie says: "unintelligible"
  • Around the World in 80 Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in 80 Days

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    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Patrick Tull
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    When an eccentric Englishman named Phileas Fogg makes a daring wager that he can circle the globe in just eighty days, it’s the beginning of a breathlessly-paced world tour. With his devoted servant Passepartout at his side, Fogg sets off on an adventurous journey filled with amazing encounters and wild mishaps. Pursued all the way by the bumbling Detective Fix, who believes the two travelers are bank robbers on the run, Fogg and Passepartout must use every means of transportation known to 19th-century man - including a hot-air balloon, a locomotive, and an elephant - to win the bet.

    teammine says: "We Cheered at the End!"
  • La verdadera historia de La Vuelta al Mundo en 80 Días [The true story of Around the World in 80 Days] | Julio Verne

    La verdadera historia de La Vuelta al Mundo en 80 Días [The true story of Around the World in 80 Days]

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Julio Verne
    • Narrated By Rubén Stella, Chichilo Viale, Rolando Aguero, and others
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    La verdadera historia de La Vuelta al Mundo en 80 Días es una divertida comedia sobre las aventuras viajeras del joven Felipe y su atolondrado acompañante Picaporte. Inspirado en la obra de Julio Verne, Felipe- un joven apasionado por los libros - se empeña en ganar una insólita apuesta que hace a su padre: es posible dar la vuelta al mundo en 80 días con los medios de transporte del siglo XIX.

  • 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness | Brian Murphy,Toula Vlahou

    81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness

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    The untold story of Leon Crane, the only surviving crew member of a World War II B-24 crash on a remote mountain near the Arctic Circle, who managed to stay alive 81 days in sub-zero temperature by making peace with nature, and end his ordeal by walking along a river to safety. Part World War II story, part Alaskan adventure story, part survival story, and even part inspirational story, this is what we call " a good listen".

    C. Howe says: "Diluted and Distracted"
  • Around the World in Eighty Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in Eighty Days

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    • By Jules Verne
    • Narrated By Frederick Davidson
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    Phileas Fogg, a distinguished member of London's Reform Club, takes up a wager to circle the globe in just 80 days. Together with manservant Passepartout and a detective named Fix, Fogg makes a fantastic world tour utilizing every means of transportation available in the 1870s. This is a marvelous travelogue mixed with dazzling suspense, delightful fantasy, and lively comedy.

    Tina says: "I loved this book!"
  • Around the World in Eighty Days | Jules Verne

    Around the World in Eighty Days

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    In a time before jet planes or fast boats, Phileas Fogg bets he can go around the world in 80 days - a then unheard-of record time. Travel with him as he boards boats, trains, and even an elephant! Will he beat the deadline and be rich? Or will he be ruined?

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