A fastidious English gentleman makes a remarkable wager-he will travel around the world in eighty days or forfeit his life's savings. Thus begins Jules Verne's classic 1872 novel, which remains unsurpassed in sheer story-telling entertainment and pure adventure. Recommended for grade 10. 2005, Signet Classics. Dimensions: 4.125 x 6.75 inches. Soft cover. 238 pp.