Around The World In 80 Days

by Jules Verne


Phileas Fogg - rich single man
Passepartout - faithful French valet
Aouda - Indian princess
Captain Speedy, Sir Francis and Detective Fix

The Story:

One day, some London bankers and circle of friends, Phileas Fogg, a wealthy bachelor gambles his 20,000 pounds bank deposit against a challenge that he can make to travel around the world for 80 days only. His voyage starts on Oct. 2, 1872 and his friends expect him to come back on the 21st of October.

Phileas then traveled very rapidly using his money abundantly, thus acquire all the hindrance that comes in his way. On his journey in India, beautiful Aouda was rescued by Phileas from being burned together with his late prince husband. But the prince supporters go after them; luckily they arrived unharmed at Calcutta.

Phileas with Aouda went to Hongkong and Yokohoma, detective’s attempt arrest to Phileas was hindered by French valet Passepartout. Also, they go through terrifying experiences while in America. At New York they transfer to Liverpool riding a ship.

But Phileas running ended, the detective arrested him, but fortunately news came that the real robber was already grabbed. With this fact, the detective asked an apology to Phileas. Time flew fast on the pot, so a special train was rented by Fogg to go back to London immediately. And reaching the Englishman’s clubhouse was just in time of their agreement.

Fogg got the pot, and what’s more surprising is that he found out that Aouda was in love with him and he also did.


The story evolved on the journey of Phileas for the gamble of the Englishman's. Fogg shows determination by facing all the obstacles that came on his way. And with all this, he succeeds and also met the charming Aouda.