Around The World In Eighty Days (Paperback)
  • Around The World In Eighty Days (Paperback)
zoom

Around The World In Eighty Days (Paperback)

(author)
2 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£8.99
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 25/06/2009
  • 10+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

'The pace of this kind of travel has not much changed since Fogg set out in 1872. Trains may be a little faster, but there are certainly no high-speed rail links yet across India, China or the USA. Passenger services have practically disappeared from the world's shipping lanes ... Recourse to air travel, even as a convenient means of escape, was not allowed.'

Following the route taken by Phileas Fogg 115 years earlier, Michael Palin set out from the Reform Club to circumnavigate the world. The rules were simple, but nothing else about the trip was straightforward...

From a tour of Venice on a rubbish barge to ship spotting at the Suez Canal and the bicycle rush hour and snake snacks in China, this is an unparalleled tribute to man's ability to make life difficult for himself.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780753823248
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 225 g
Dimensions: 196 x 132 x 19 mm

You may also be interested in...

Shadowlands
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
The Moth and the Mountain
Added to basket
Beyond Possible
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
Islands of Abandonment
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
One More Croissant for the Road
Added to basket
A Chip Shop in Poznan
Added to basket
The Instant
Added to basket
£14.99   £12.99
Hardback
Clanlands
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
France: An Adventure History
Added to basket
£25.00   £21.99
Hardback
The Places In Between
Added to basket
Espana: A Brief History of Spain
Added to basket
Coasting
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Madhouse at the End of the Earth
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
The Salt Path
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Underland
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Omelette
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback

“Around the World in Eighty Days”

Palin wrote this travel book back in 1989, so reading it in 2012, I have to say the predications and nostalgia bring a smile to one's face.
Michael is quick to admit that he won't be giving his audience... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 58

“Terrific”

I absolutely adore Michael Palin, and his travel writing, while a world away from Monty Python, still sparkles with his customary wit and enthusiasm for all he encounters. He chronicles his own utterly madcap journey... More

Paperback edition
1 similar book recommended
Helpful? Upvote 30

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.