“Around the World in Eighty Days” is written by “Jules Verne” the French Writer.
The novel is based on Adventure
and was published in the year 1873. The book has gained a lot of appreciation and is been considered as one of the most acclaimed work by him.
Jules Verne is a Not only a Novelist but also a Poet and Playwriter as well
. Verne was born on February 8, 1828, at Nantes,
. Some of his other notable works are, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, From the Earth to the Moon, An Antarctic Mystery, Master of the World, and few other.
The novel Around the World in Eighty Days covered countries and places are,
to Suez, Egypt, Suez to Bombay, India, Bombay to Calcutta,
, Calcutta to Victoria,
, Hong Kong to Yokohama, Japan, Yokohama to San Francisco, United States, San Francisco to New York City, United States, and finally
The novel has been adapted by many writers to make a movie over it, some Television shows are based on this concept, as well as
Games were also plotted over this theme
. Jules Verne was considered as the renowned literary author of France and most of
. Verne has been considered as the second most-translated author
in the world during the time period of 1979 and afterward.
He has been compared with the famous writers of that time Agatha Christie and
William Shakespeare. Many a time he has been called as the “Father of Science Fiction”.
Jules Verne died at the age of 77 years on March 24, 1905, at Amiens, France. His body resting place is at La Madeleine Cemetery, Amiens, France.