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Around the World in Eighty Days

Cover of Around the World in Eighty Days.

Not quite sci-fi, but the inner geek of Verne makes a strong showing. The research and vividness of his descriptions is impeccable, and makes the characters tolerable (and the final twist, of course, is delightful).

Related books Books related to the whole series are linked at the first part of the series.