by Jules VerneThe Classic book Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. The bet is on. Phileas Fogg claims that using ‘modern’ methods of transport (for the times), steamships and rails, he can travel the world in only 80 days. As one can imagine all sorts of adventures arise. He is accompanied by his new valet Passepartout and both are determined not to lose this large wager.