To celebrate the centenary of Jules Verne, Cocteau sets out to pattern his mythical Phileas Fogg and tour the world in...

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MON PREMIER VOYAGE: TOUR DU MONDE EN 80 JOURS (My First Voyage: Around the World in 80 Days)

To celebrate the centenary of Jules Verne, Cocteau sets out to pattern his mythical Phileas Fogg and tour the world in eighty days. An hour here and an hour there, but sufficient to record his very sensitive reactions to far-away places. He has an amazing knack of animating the inanimate, of personifying a city, a relic, a street. There is no adventure element to speak of --it is purely a succession of impressions rendered in unusually flexible prose with a frequent philosophical comment, and consistent keen perceptivity.

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: June 15, 1937