Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days to win a £20,000 wager set by members of the Reform Club. (An unabridged reproduction of the original 1873 Hetzel edition.)
When Guy Sigley isn't running around in his full-time job as a small business manager (a.k.a. stay-at-home dad), he writes stories about a guy called Barney. As our author of the day, we chat to Sigley about his book, how much he has in common with Barney and what it takes to write successful comedy.