Series - Adventure
“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.
“Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography” is an autobiographical work written by the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt wrote the autobiography in 1913 and published it in 1914, shortly after the end of his presidency (1901–1909). The book covers Roosevelt’s early life, political career, and experiences as president.
The Hardy Boys is a popular series of mystery novels for young readers created by the American writer Edward Stratemeyer. The series features two teenage brothers, Frank and Joe Hardy, who solve various mysteries and crimes in the fictional town of Bayport.
“The Tower Treasure” (1927): In the first book, Frank and Joe Hardy’s father, Fenton Hardy, a private detective, is hired to locate some stolen jewelry. When he gets injured during the investigation, the Hardy boys take over the case. T… Read More
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 Last of the Mohicans” is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper and published in 1826. It is set during the French and Indian War, which took place in North America in the mid-18th century. The novel is the second book in Cooper’s five-volume series called “The Leatherstocking Tales,” but it can be read as a standalone work.
“The Last of the Mohicans” follows the adventures of a group of characters against the backdrop of the frontier wilderness. The story primari… Read More
“The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood” is a famous novel that tells the story of Robin Hood, a legendary outlaw hero of English folklore. The novel was written by Howard Pyle and first published in 1883. It has since become a classic and has been adapted into various films, television series, and other forms of media.
The story is set in medieval England during the reign of King Richard the Lionheart. Robin Hood is depicted as a skilled archer and swordsman who, together with his band of Merry… 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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“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
“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 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 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published in 1892. The stories feature the detective Sherlock Holmes and his colleague Dr. John Watson, who investigates a variety of mysterious and unusual cases. Some of the most famous stories in the collection include “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” and “The Adventure of Silver Blaze.”
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The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, first published in 1895, is considered a classic of science fiction literature. It tells the story of a scientist named Time Traveler, who builds a time machine and uses it to travel to the distant future. The Traveler encounters new species and uncovers a plot that forces him to try to get back to his own time.
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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Don Quixote was first published on January 16, 1605, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. The book is considered by many to be the first modern novel. The plot revolves around the adventures of Alonso Quijano, who reads so many chivalric romances that he loses his mind, and believes he has become a knight named Don Quixote de La Mancha.
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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In 1896, H.G. Wells wrote The Island of Doctor Moreau, a classic work of early science fiction. The story is narrated by Edward Prendick, a man shipwrecked and left on the island of Doctor Moreau. Doctor Moreau is a mad scientist who creates hybrid beings from animals and humans. The novel explores human identity and man’s interference with nature.