Friday, March 30, 2012

Around the World in 80 Days (Talking Book)

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Around the World in Eighty Days (French original title: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (equal to £1,324,289 today) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.
We give you now the story in 6 videos, approximately 30 minutes long:
Around the World in 80 Days 1/6 (5:14)
Around the World in 80 Days 2/6 (5:17)
Around the World in 80 Days 3/6 (4:39)
Around the World in 80 Days 4/6 (4:16)
Around the World in 80 Days 5/6 (4:10)
Around the World in 80 Days 6/6 (5:02)

To read the text more easily, watch it in "full screen" mode.


Chapter 1


Chapter 2

Chapter 3


Chapter 4


Chapter 5




Chapter 6




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