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.)
Maria La Serra believes in love and serendipity. She also believes in creating novels that are a bit different from the regular, run-of-the-mill books that readers have become accustomed to. As our author of the day, La Serra chats with us about her debut work, The Proverbial Mr. Universe, fashion design and serendipity.