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20000 Lieues Sous Les Mers

  [french | 1871]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [Ce roman parmi les plus clbres et des plus traduits de notre littrature apparat sans conteste comme une des oeuvres les plus puissantes les plus originales et les plus reprsentatives de Jules Verne. Tout commence en 1866: la peur rgne sur les ocans. Plusieurs navires prtendent avoir rencontr un monstre effrayant. Et quand certains rentrent gravement avaris aprs avoir heurt la crature la rumeur ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 478

A Columbus Of Space

  [english | 1909]  

Garrett Putman Serviss


Summary: [The first story ever written about an atomic powered space craft. ]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 284

A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs Court

  [english | 1889]  

Mark Twain


Summary: [This is the tale of a 19th-century citizen of Hartford Connecticut who awakens to find himself inexplicably transported back in time to early medieval England at the time of the legendary King Arthur in AD 528.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | humorousDownloads: 119

A Final Reckoning

  [english | 1887]  

G Henty


Summary: [An exciting adventure of outlaws in the early days of the Australian gold rush when fortunes were made and stolen and when bush rangers and natives constituted a real and formidable danger to the settlers. All boys will read this story with eager and unflagging interest. The episodes are in Mr. Hentys very best vein--graphic exciting realistic and as in all Mr. Hentys books the tendency is to the ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 272

A Journey Into The Interior Of The Earth

  [english | 1877]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre de la Terre). The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the center of the Earth. They encounter many adventures including prehistoric animals and natural hazards eventually coming to the surface again ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 468

A Master Of Fortune

  [english | 1898]  

Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne


Summary: [The pay is small enough said Captain Kettle staring at the blue paper. Its a bit hard for a man of my age and experience to come down to a job like piloting on eight pound a month and my grub.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 245

A Son Of The Sun

  [english | 1912]  

Jack London


Summary: [A number of lesser-known South Pacific tales.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 192

A Splendid Hazard

  [english | 1910]  

Harold Macgrath


Summary: [Lost treasure buried by early admirers of Napoleon Bonaparte is at the center of this incredible adventure.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 220

A Strange Manuscript Found In A Copper Cylinder

  [english | 1888]  

James De Mille


Summary: [The satiric and fantastic romance is set in an imaginary semi-tropical land in Antarctica inhabited by prehistoric monsters and a cult of death-worshipers called the Kosekin.The main story of the novel is the narrative of the adventures of Adam More a British sailor shipwrecked on a homeward voyage from Tasmania. After passing through a subterranean tunnel of volcanic origin he finds himself in a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 185

A Tale Of Three Lions

  [english | 1887]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... doors the angels of the sun seem to move continually. And there, too, is the wild game, following its feeding-grounds in great armies, with the springbuck ...... life, and most curious some of them were. No man can pass all those years following the rough existence of an elephant-hunter without meeting with many ...... just in time, for in another moment I should have gone for him, ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 423

Afloat On The Flood

  [english | 1915]  

Lawrence Leslie


Summary: [Excerpt:Whats the latest weather report down at the post office Max?More rain coming they say and everybody is as gloomy as a funeral.My stars! the poor old town of Carson is getting a heavy dose this spring for a fact nothing but rain rain and then some more rain.Never was anything to beat it Bandy-legs and they say even the oldest inhabitant cant remember when the Evergreen River was at a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 237

After London

  [english | 1885]  

John Richard Jefferies


Summary: [The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl are memoirs of a former London call girl written by Dr. Brooke Magnanti under the pseudonym Belle de Jour. From the summer of 2003 to the autumn of 2004 Belle charted her day-to-day adventures on and off the field in a frank funny and award-winning web diary. The blogs were then published into the book in which Belle elaborates on the diary entries ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 215

Allan And The Holy Flower

  [english | 1915]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... really attached to each other. Unfortunately, however, they quarrelled violently about another gentlemen with whom Miss Manners danced four consecutive ...... you. I'm not sure. I suppose it must be a Cymbidium scape from the size. I shook my head. That's not the name my friend mentioned. He called it a ...... I pointed out the difficulties and dangers of the situation to him and ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 136

Allan And The Ice Gods

  [english | 1927]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... either case, and therefore die as they have lived-quite good because nothing has ever moved them to be otherwise-the objects of the approbation of the ...... coal, I ain't ready. Ought I to say any hocus-pocus? Dash it all! it is like a nightmare about being hanged. No, I replied, as I dropped the ember ...... its last hold by the warmth of the sun, came thundering down the slope ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 18

Allan Quatermain

  [english | 1887]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Summary: [Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggards 1885 novel King Solomons Mines and its various prequels and sequels. Allan Quatermain was also the title of a book in this sequence.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 436

Allans Wife

  [english | 1889]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... tall, foreign- looking gentleman who stood beside her, and, tapping him affectionately on the shoulder with her gold eye-glasses, said- Look, cousin-look ...... at it with his finger, then turning round to point with the assegai towards his rival. For a while I looked at him in silence. He was a curious wizened ...... of these Kaffir wizards or witch-finders. But Indaba-zimbi ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 233

Among Malay Pirates A Tale Of Adventure And Peril

  [english | 1905]  

G Henty


Summary: [In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates have a couple of tales of India a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California and finish off escaping from captivity in China.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 467

Among The Pathans

  [english | 1891]  

William Murray Graydon


Summary: [Excerpt:When Jack Chetwynd dropped into the Bundar Cafe at Delhi one scorching afternoon in September of last year and informed me that we were ordered off to the Punjaub I could have shouted for joy. I did not do it though for I well knew how scornfully Jack would regard any such demonstration. I merely nodded my head lazily and went on reading the Post with as much calmness as if such news was ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 377

An Antartic Mystery

  [english | 1899]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [A sequel to Edgar Allan Poes The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | mystery detectiveDownloads: 160

Ange Pitou Tome I Les Memoires Dun Medecin

  [french | 1851]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Suite du cycle Les mmoires dun mdecin. Gilbert llve de Jean-Jacques Rousseau et lami de Balsamo que lon croyait mort (voir Joseph Balsamo) revient en France aprs un sjour en Amrique o il a mis au service de la libert ses talents de philosophe et de mdecin. peine arriv au Havreil se fait arrter alors que dans le mme temps on vole un coffret lui appartenant et quil avait confi au fermier Billot de ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 67
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