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Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, 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 (£2,242,900 in 2019) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.
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original title: Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours
date of publication: 1872
genre: adventure novel, serial fiction, travel novel
narrative location: People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, New York City, San Francisco, London, Liverpool, India
characters: Francis Cromarty, Fix, Andrew Speedy, Phileas Fogg, Aouda, Jean Passepartout