Jules Verne He was a French geographer and writer, a classic of adventure literature, one of the founders of science fiction , a m ember of the French Geographical Society. According to UNESCO statistics his are the second most translated in the world, after the works of Agatha Christie. His books have been translated in to 148 languages .
Family His f ather was an attorney Pierre Verne (1798-1871), wh o came from the Provence family of lawyers. Mother ,S ophie Allotte de la Fuÿe (1801-1887) was a Scottish . She was born in Briton. Jules Verne was the first child of five.(1842). His wife was a widow with two children. May 20, 1856, Jules Verne went to to a friend's wedding, where he met Honorine for the first time. Eight months later, on 10 January 1857 they got married and settled in Paris. Four years later, on 3 August 1861, Honorine had a son Michel (d. 1925), their only child.
Education and Work The son of a lawyer, Verne studied law in Paris, but the love of literature led him to take a different path. In 1850, his play "Broken straw" was successfully staged in a "historic theater" by A. Dumas. In the 1852-1854 years Vern served as secretary of the director, "Lyric Theatre", then he was a stockbroker, while continuing to write comedy libretto, stories .
Around the World in 80 Days Around the World in Eighty Days" is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, it tells about a phlegmatic Englishman Phileas Fogg and his servant Jean Passepartout and their eccentric journey around the world . The novel was written in 1872, published in 1873 .
Around the World in 80 Days
plot Fogg's journey begins in England, then he went to France, Egypt, India, China, Japan and America. H e faces a lot of dangers; He and his servant Passepartout rescue beautiful Audu , which is going to burn alive with the body of her dead husband. Later Miss Oudh becomes the wife of Fogg . The p olice is sure that Fogg has stolen a large amount of the Bank of England, and the bet is just the ability to hide from the law. When Fogg returned to the UK after a delay of one day, he decides the next day, Monday, to marry Audoy / Finally , Mr. Fogg win s the bet. The novel details the means and conditions of movement of that time: the steamer, steam locomotives, schooners, in addition, the travelers had to use a sled with a sail, and even an elephant
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