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Five weeks in a balloon Around the world in eighty days by Jules Verne

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesAround the world in eighty days.
Statementtranslated from the French ; with an introduction byK. B. Meiklem and A. Chancellor.
SeriesEveryman"s Library -- no.779
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20681962M

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Five Weeks in a Balloon - A Voyage This vintage book contains Jules Verne's Five Weeks in a Balloon. It is a satire of the myriad books on African travel contemporary with its publication - although so far as the landscape, inhabitants, animals, and features of the countries. Nov 06,  · First published in , Five Weeks in a Balloon depicts an insightful journey undertaken by a group of intrepid explorers into the partly uncharted African continent, as they aim to explore its exotic wonders. Apart from concentrating on themes including exploration, loyalty, friendship, determination, and honor, the novel also offers an endearing set of jovial characters and vivid imagery.2/5(1). Jul 29,  · Five Weeks in a Balloon, or, Journeys and Discoveries in Africa by Three Englishmen (French: Cinq semaines en ballon) is an adventure novel by Jules Verne.5/5(1). Session 1: Reading Passages Questions #1–49 Read the passage. Then answer the questions that follow. from Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne, published by George Routledge and Sons, 1 Dr. Ferguson had a friend—not another self, indeed, an alter ego, for friendship could not exist between two beings exactly alike.