Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days

Extraordinary Voyages #11

Jules Verne with Brian W. Aldiss (Contributor), Michael Glencross (Translator)

fiction classics science fiction adventurous funny medium-paced

252 pages | first published 1872

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One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for Dover with his astonished valet Passeparto...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
lighthearted 52%
funny 38%
inspiring 22%
hopeful 13%
informative 10%
relaxing 10%
tense 8%
challenging 7%
emotional 4%
mysterious 3%
reflective 2%

Pace

medium 45%
fast 45%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 71% | A mix: 23% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 69% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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