Phileas Fogg accepts a bet of 20 000 pounds to travel around the world in
eighty days. He travels with his new butler, Passepartout.
(a) During the journey, Fogg faces a few obstacles. The railway in Calcutta,
which is supposed to have been completed, has not been finished.
(b) He then misses a boat to Yokohama because he is not informed of its
departure time and date. He, however, manages to board another boat.
(c) In America, outlaws attack
the train in which Fogg and his companions are travelling in. They kidnap
(d) A Scotland Yard detective, Fix suspects that Fogg is a bank robber. He
follows Fogg around the world. When they land in Liverpool, Fix arrests
(e) While Fogg is in prison, the real robber is caught. Fogg is then
(f) He rushes to London but he arrives five minutes too late. He is
disappointed and returns home thinking he is no longer a rich man.
As Fogg and Aouda are making arrangements to get married, Fogg gets to know
that he has actually arrived in London a day early. He then reaches the
Reform Club at precisely 8.45 p.m.
Fogg wins the bet because he manages to travel around the world in exactly
Although Fogg spends a lot of money during his I travel around the world, it
does not upset him. This is because he has found a wife who makes him very happy.