Books Tagged ‘Adventure’

Through the Looking-Glass

Subject: Fiction

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an 1871 novel by Lewis Carroll and t...

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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Subject: Fiction

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is presented as an autobiography of the ti...

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The Jungle Book

Subject: Fiction

The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by the English author Rudyard Kipling. Most of the characters are animals such as Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, thou...

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Don Quixote

Subject: Fiction

Don Quixote is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. It was published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615. A founding work of Western literature, it is often labeled “the fir...

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The Call of the Wild

Subject: Fiction

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London, published in 1903 and set in Yukon, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in hi...

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Subject: Fantasy

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (/ɒz/) is an American children’s novel written by author L. Frank Baum, originally published by the George M. Hill Company in May 1900. It has s...

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Peter Pan

Subject: Fantasy

Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. A free-spirited and mischievous young boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan ...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Subject: Fiction

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte...

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Treasure Island

Subject: Fiction

Treasure Island (originally The Sea Cook: A Story for Boys) is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of “buccaneers and buried gol...

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Subject: Fiction

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer revolves around the youthful adventures of the novel’s schoolboy protagonist, Thomas Sawyer, whose reputation precedes him for causing mischie...

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