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Around the World in 80 Days by Marian Leighton
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Sep 19, 12

Read from September 10 to 12, 2012

Around the World in 80 Days starts off in 1873 in Liverpool,England. It is the story of Phileas Fogg, a very precise and efficient Englishman, who bets his friends at the Reform Club 20,000 pounds that he can travel around the world in 80 days. He and his french servant, Passapartout, travel by train and boat to many places including France, Italy, Egypt, India, Hong Kong, Japan, USA and Ireland. They run into many problems along the way and have to find different ways to stay on schedule. Detective Fix, from England, thinks that Fogg robbed a bank before he left and follows him around the world. Fogg also helps to rescue a princess in India who joins them on their journey. It is an exciting story that can teach you about different places and cultures.
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