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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
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it was amazing

The essential modern world story. A man who acts more like a machine than a human being with emotions manages to do the unthinkable, round the earth in 80 days. As clockwork-driven as Phileas Fogg acts he is a person of our time, glued and a slave to these new devices, forgetting the messy and inacurate beauty of our lives. Yet he stops to save a princess and falls in love with her. How ironic, but how hopeful for humanity.

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Reading Progress

June 18, 2000 – Started Reading
June 18, 2000 – Finished Reading
June 18, 2019 – Shelved

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