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This page received 50, unique visitors in As of Februarythis page has been viewed overtimes. The novel — which sends a young Englishman adventuring in the highlands of Scotland, during the Jacobite uprising which sought to put Bonnie Prince Charlie on the British throne — is regarded as the first historical novel.
Note that Scotland, that savage tribal land just across the border from hyper-civilized England, was the original adventure frontier. From multiple points of view, we read about a brilliant scientist and his creation: Also at that tourney is a mysterious archer named Locksley.
Who can it be? This popular book was single-handedly responsible for the medievalist craze in early 19th-century England. Despite its flaws — there are many! A great adventure, and the Artful Dodger is such a memorable character. Adventure aficionados consider this one much superior to his Leatherstocking tales!
Perhaps more than you want to know about how whaling works, but one of the all-time great yarns. Generally considered the first English-language detective novel.
An engineer, a sailor, a young boy, a journalist, and an African American butler escape a Civil War prison in a hot air balloon and crash land on a Lost-type island in the South Pacific.
Who is observing them, helping them? Marred by didactic lessons of all sorts. He was poking holes in the prevailing sentimental and Romantic ethos of the literary establishment. With the help of Alan Breck, a daring Jacobite, David escapes and travels across Scotland by night — hiding from government soldiers by day.
Weird fun, particularly if you like reincarnation stuff. In a later novel, She and Quatermain will cross paths! Two British adventurers become kings of a remote part of Afghanistan, because — it turns out — the Kafirs there practice a form of Masonic ritual and the adventurers know Masonic secrets.
Perhaps more of an ironic homage to than a sardonic inversion of the genre. Actually one of his best adventures! Considered one of his best books.
Perhaps the first political thriller. Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man, is left on the island home of Doctor Moreau, who creates human-like beings from animals.
After Moreau is killed, the Beast Folk begin to revert to their original animal instincts. Published posthumously, in In the process, he races across India; Kipling — an imperialist, but a keen observer of India all the same — brilliantly captures the essence of that country under the British Raj.
Conan Doyle, however, is a great adventure writer. And this novel is not your typical Sherlock Holmes story; it is jam-packed with thrills and chills.
Its protagonists are archetypes of the amateur adventure hero, the likes of whom would later appear so memorably in the novels of John Buchan. A clash of opposing philosophies, one of which — quasi-Nietzschean; more accurately Social Darwinist — is embodied by Wolf Larsen, a brutal yet enigmatic sea captain.
An ambitious longshoreman thwarts a worker revolution in a South American mining town… and attempts to enrich himself in the process. Sir Percy Blakeney, the effete aristocrat who is secretly the daring Scarlet Pimpernel or vice-versawould inspire characters such as Zorro and Batman.THE GREATEST ADVENTURES – What follows is a list of of my favorite adventure novels published during the Nineteenth Century (–, according to my eccentric but persuasive periodization schema) and during the Twentieth Century’s first eight decades (–).
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Every film found here has the ending given away! Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, – February 20, ) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. He first rose to prominence with the publication of Hell's Angels (), a book for which he spent a year living and riding with the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in order to write a first-hand account of the lives and experiences of its members.
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