Around the World in Eighty Days
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: January 2006
Duration: 7 hours 6 minutes
Phileas Fogg, a distinguished member of London's Reform Club, takes up a wager to circle the globe in just eighty days. 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.
"It's the views of old ships and trains, of costumed natives, and distant ports of call-from Port Said to San Francisco-that evoke the tale's panorama of the exotic."-Kirkus Reviews