Jules Verne was a French novelist best known for his adventure novels and his influence on the science fiction. His works are highly recommended for those who prefers science fiction and adventure novels with twisted plots, attention to details and unusual situations. “Around the World in Eighty Days” was first published in 1873. It's one of the most famous Verne's adventure novels. In this story two English gentlemen who place a bet on 20,000 pounds sterling. To get this money they have to circumnavigate the world in 80 days. Millions of readers around the world travel with these brave gentlemen. "Jules Verne's masterpiece ... stimulated our childhood and taught us more than all the atlases: the taste of adventure and the love of travel”, said another famous French writer Jean Cocteau. “Around the World in Eighty Days” still remains one of the most popular adventure novels.