Around the World in 80 Days, by Jules Verne, is an adventurous story set before the invention of airplanes. Phileas Fogg, an englishman, set in his ways, makes an uncharacteristic bet for 20,000 pounds that he can travel around the world in only 80 days. During his journey through 4 continents, he saves an Indian princess, is mistaken for a criminal and is chased by a detective with a warrant for his arrest. Will he win the wager? Part of the Great Illustrated Classic series.