Around the World in Eighty Days (MP3 CD)

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By Jules Verne, Michael Prichard (Narrated by)
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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 novel-one that remains unsurpassed in sheer storytelling entertainment and pure adventure. Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant, Jean Passepartout, embark on a fantastic journey into a world filled with danger and beauty-from the exotic shores of India, where the heroic travelers rescue the beautiful wife of a rajah from ritual sacrifice, to the rugged American frontier, where their train is ambushed by an angry Sioux tribe. Fogg's mission is complicated by an incredible case of mistaken identity that sends a Scotland Yard detective in hot pursuit. At once a riveting race against time and an action-packed odyssey into the unknown, Around the World in Eighty Days is a masterpiece of adventure fiction that has captured the imagination of generations of readers and continues to enthrall us today.

About the Author

French author Jules Verne (1828-1905) was the grand master of science fiction, publishing such notable works as "Around the World in Eighty Days," "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," and "The Mysterious Island," as well as many historical fiction adventures.

Michael Prichard is a professional narrator and stage and film actor who has played several thousand characters during his career. An Audie Award winner, he has recorded well over five hundred books and has earned several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. Michael was also named a Top Ten Golden Voice by "SmartMoney" magazine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781400159062
ISBN-10: 1400159067
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: January 1st, 2009
Language: English