Genre - Adventure Fiction
“Moby Dick” is a novel written by Herman Melville, first published in 1851. It is one of the most famous works of American literature and is considered a classic. The novel is known for its intricate and symbolic narrative, as well as its exploration of themes such as obsession, revenge, and the nature of good and evil.
“The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen” is a collection of tall tales and fantastical stories attributed to the German nobleman Baron Munchausen. The character Baron Munchausen was based on a real person, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen, who lived in the 18th century.
“The Mark of Zorro” is a novel written by Johnston McCulley, first published in 1919. The story has been adapted into various films, television series, and other media over the years. The novel introduces the character of Zorro, a masked vigilante who defends the oppressed in Spanish California during the era of Mexican rule.
King Solomon’s Mines is a classic adventure novel written by Sir H. Rider Haggard, an English author, and first published in 1885. The novel is set in Africa and follows the journey of three Englishmen, Allan Quatermain, Sir Henry Curtis, and Captain Good, as they search for the legendary mines of King Solomon, said to be filled with immense wealth.
The story is narrated by Allan Quatermain, a skilled hunter and adventurer, who is approached by Sir Henry Curtis and his friend Captain Good. The… Read More
“The Swiss Family Robinson” is a classic adventure novel written by Swiss author Johann David Wyss. It was first published in 1812 and has since become a beloved children’s and young adult’s book, as well as a timeless piece of literature.
The story revolves around the Robinson family, who are shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island during a storm. The family consists of William Robinson, his wife Elizabeth, and their four sons: Fritz, Ernest, Jack, and Franz. The novel is narrated by … Read More
“Tarzan of the Apes” is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was first published in 1912 and is the first book in the series known as the “Tarzan” series. The story follows the adventures of Tarzan, a man who was raised by apes in the African jungle.
The novel begins with the shipwreck of the English couple John and Alice Clayton on the west coast of Africa. They manage to survive and build a treehouse, but are eventually killed by the savage apes. However, their infant son, John … Read More
“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a novel written by Mark Twain, first published in 1884. It is often considered one of the greatest works of American literature and has been widely studied and celebrated for its themes, characters, and social commentary.
The story is set in the pre-Civil War era along the Mississippi River and follows the adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a young boy and the narrator of the story. Huckleberry Finn is the son of an abusive alcoholic and has been taken in… Read More
“The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe” is a novel written by Daniel Defoe and first published in 1719. It is considered one of the earliest and most influential works of English literature and is often regarded as the first modern novel.
The novel tells the tale of Robinson Crusoe, a young Englishman who sets out on a sea voyage against his family’s wishes. However, the ship encounters a violent storm, and Crusoe finds himself the sole survivor, stranded on a remote island. With limi… Read More
“The Man in the Iron Mask” is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père, first published in 1847. It is part of the “d’Artagnan Romances,” which also includes “The Three Musketeers” and “Twenty Years After.”
The story is set in the 17th century and follows the adventures of the musketeers, Athos, Porthos, Aramis, and their young protégé, d’Artagnan. The plot revolves around the existence of a mysterious prisoner in the Bastille who is always seen wearing an iron mask.
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“White Fang” is a novel by Jack London, first published in 1906. The story takes place in Yukon Territory, Canada during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, and follows the journey of a wild wolf-dog hybrid named White Fang.
The novel is divided into two parts. The first part depicts White Fang’s early life in the wild, where he learns to survive and thrive in a brutal environment. He is eventually captured and sold to become a sled dog in the Klondike, where he learns to work with humans but al… Read More
“Gulliver’s Travels” is a novel by Jonathan Swift, first published in 1726. It is a satirical work that tells the story of Lemuel Gulliver, a ship’s surgeon who travels to several imaginary lands, where he encounters different societies and cultures.
The book is divided into four parts, each describing Gulliver’s experiences in a different land. In the first part, Gulliver visits the land of Lilliput, where he encounters tiny people, who are about six inches tall. In the second part, h… Read More
“The Wizard of Oz” is a classic American children’s novel written by L. Frank Baum and first published in 1900. The story follows a young girl named Dorothy Gale who lives on a farm in Kansas with her aunt and uncle. One day, a tornado sweeps her and her dog, Toto, away to a magical land called Oz.
In Oz, Dorothy meets a scarecrow, a tin woodman, and a cowardly lion who join her on her journey to find the Wizard of Oz, who they believe can help them each obtain what they desire most. Along… Read More
“Around the World in Eighty Days” is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, first published in 1873. The story revolves around a wealthy Englishman named Phileas Fogg, who takes on a wager with members of his club that he can travel around the world in eighty days or less.
Accompanied by his French manservant Passepartout, Fogg embarks on a journey that takes him through several continents, including Europe, Asia, and America. Along the way, Fogg and Passepartout encounter a number of challenges… Read More
“Journey to the Center of the Earth” is a novel written by Jules Verne and published in 1864. The story follows the adventures of a German professor named Otto Lidenbrock and his nephew, Axel, as they journey to the center of the Earth.
The novel is known for its imaginative and detailed descriptions of the underground world, as well as its themes of scientific discovery and adventure.
“The Call of the Wild” is a novel written by Jack London and published in 1903. The story follows the life of a dog named Buck, who is kidnapped from his comfortable home in California and sold into the brutal life of an Alaskan sled dog during the Klondike Gold Rush.
The novel is known for its vivid portrayal of the wilderness and its exploration of the themes of survival, adaptation, and the struggle between civilization and the natural world.
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“The Three Musketeers” is a historical adventure novel written by Alexandre Dumas and first published in 1844. The novel takes place in seventeenth-century France during the reign of King Louis XIII and follows the adventures of the young Gascon nobleman D’Artagnan, who travels to Paris to join the King’s musketeers. Upon his arrival in the city, D’Artagnan becomes involved in a series of battles, duels, and political intrigues, with the help of the three musketeers, Athos, Porthos, an… Read More
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas was first published in serial form in the French newspaper “Le Siècle” in 1844. The story follows the life of Edmond Dantes, a young sailor who is falsely accused of treason and imprisoned in the island fortress of Château d’If. After 13 years of incarceration, Dantes escapes with the help of a fellow prisoner and begins to plot his revenge against those who wronged him.
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First published in 1883, Treasure Island is one of the most famous pirate stories ever written. The story is told by Jim Hawkins, a young boy who discovers the whereabouts of a buried treasure, and then sets off to find the treasure with Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney. They hire hands to work the ship, the Hispaniola. Among the crew is Long John Silver, who is out to get the treasure for himself and the crew.
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is the 9th release in Book.io Classics: Monster Editions. Initially serialized in March 1869, the book is regarded as one of the premier adventure novels and one of Jules Verne’s most significant works. Jules’s story narrates the fantastic tale of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus.
This is your chance to own the third release in the Book Token Classics: Monster Editions. Moby Dick by Herman Melville was first published in 1851, was initially a commercial failure, and was out of print at the time of the author’s death in 1891. Its reputation as a “Great American Novel” wasn’t established until the 20th century, long after Herman’s death. It is now considered by many scholars to be the greatest book about the sea ever written.
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