She

She

H. Rider Haggard

A first-person narrative that follows the journey of Horace Holly and his ward Leo Vincey to a lost kingdom in the African interior. There they encounter a primitive race of natives and a mysterious white queen named Ayesha who reigns as the all-powerful “She”, or “She-who-must-be-obeyed”.

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Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

Jules Verne

This is the 21st book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. Joam Garral grants his daughter’s wish to travel to Belém where she wants to marry Manuel Valdez. They travel down the Amazon River using a giant timber raft. At Belém, Joam plans to restore his good name, as he is still wanted in Brazil for a crime he did not perpetrate. A man named Torres, offers Joam absolute proof of Joam’s innocence but the price that Torres wants for this…

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The Child of the Cavern

The Child of the Cavern

Jules Verne

This is the 16th book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. Covering a time span of over ten years, this novel follows the fortunes of the mining community of Aberfoyle near Stirling, Scotland. Receiving a letter from an old colleague, mining engineer James Starr sets off for the old Aberfoyle mine and from the outset, mysterious and unexplained happenings start to occur around the main characters.

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The Survivors of the Chancellor

The Survivors of the Chancellor

Jules Verne

This is the 13th book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. The book is about the final voyage of a British sailing ship, the Chancellor, told from the perspective of one of its passengers (in the form of a diary). At the beginning of its voyage, the Chancellor carried 28 people, but by the end, only eleven people remain.

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The Fur Country

The Fur Country

Jules Verne

This is the 10th book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. In 1859 Lt. Jasper Hobson and other members of the Hudson’s Bay Company travel through the Northwest Territories of Canada to Cape Bathurst on the Arctic Ocean on the mission to create a fort at 70 degrees, north of the Arctic Circle. The area they come to is very rich with wildlife and natural resources. Hobson and his party establish a fort, but when an earthquake…

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The Field of Ice

The Field of Ice

Jules Verne

This is the 2nd part of the 2nd book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. The story describes the adventures of a British expedition led by Captain John Hatteras to the North Pole. Hatteras is convinced that the sea around the pole is not frozen and he has an obsession to reach the place no matter what. Mutiny by the crew results in destruction of their ship but Hatteras, with a few men, continues on the expedition.

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The English at the North Pole

The English at the North Pole

Jules Verne

This is the 1st part of the 2nd book in the Extraordinary Voyages Series. The story describes the adventures of a British expedition led by Captain John Hatteras to the North Pole. Hatteras is convinced that the sea around the pole is not frozen and he has an obsession to reach the place no matter what. Mutiny by the crew results in destruction of their ship but Hatteras, with a few men, continues on the expedition.

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Tarzan and the Castaways

Tarzan and the Castaways

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the twenty-fourth and last book in the Tarzan Series. In addition to the title novella, it includes two Tarzan short stories; Tarzan and the Champion, and, Tarzan and the Jungle Murders. Of the three pieces, “Tarzan and the Jungle Murders”, was written first, in January 1939. It was first published in the magazine Thrilling Adventures in the issue for June 1940. “Tarzan and the Champion” was…

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Tarzan and the Madman

Tarzan and the Madman

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the twenty-third book in the Tarzan Series. Written from January to February 1940, the story was never published in Burroughs’ lifetime. Tarzan tracks down a man who has been mistaken for him. The man is under the delusion that he is Tarzan, and he is living in a lost city inhabited by people descended from early Portuguese explorers. The plot devices of a lost city and a Tarzan “double”…

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Tarzan and the Foreign Legion

Tarzan and the Foreign Legion

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the twenty-second book in the Tarzan Series. The novel is set during World War II. The term “foreign legion” does not refer to the French Foreign Legion, but is the name given in the book to a small international force (including Tarzan) fighting the Japanese. While serving in the R.A.F. under his civilian name of John Clayton, Tarzan is shot down over the island of Sumatra in the Japanese…

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Tarzan the Magnificent

Tarzan the Magnificent

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the twenty-first book in the Tarzan Series. Tarzan encounters a lost race with uncanny mental powers, after which he revisits the lost cities of Cathne and Athne, previously encountered in the earlier novel Tarzan and the City of Gold. As usual, he is backed up by Chief Muviro and his faithful Waziri warriors.

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Tarzan and the Forbidden City

Tarzan and the Forbidden City

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the twentieth book in the Tarzan Series. A young man named Brian Gregory has disappeared in Africa, looking for the fabled Father of Diamonds; his father and sister want to go rescue him, and they can only enlist Tarzan’s help because they know Captain Paul D`Arnot.

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Tarzan’s Quest

Tarzan's Quest

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the nineteenth book in the Tarzan Series. Tarzan’s wife Jane (her first appearance since Tarzan and the Ant Men and also her last as a major character in the series), becomes involved in a search for a bloodthirsty lost tribe reputed to possess an immortality drug. Also drawn in are Tarzan and his monkey companion, little Nkima, and Chief Muviro and his faithful Waziri warriors, who are searching…

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Tarzan and the Leopard Men

Tarzan and the Leopard Men

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the eighteenth book in the Tarzan Series. An amnesiac Tarzan and his monkey companion Nkima are taken by an African warrior to be his guardian spirits, and as such come into conflict with the murderous secret society of the Leopard Men, led by Gato Mgungu. From America, a young woman arrives in the territory in search of a loved one presumed missing, and two young men (also from that country)…

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Tarzan and the Lion Man

Tarzan and the Lion Man

Edgar Rice Burroughs

This is the seventeenth book in the Tarzan Series. Tarzan and his lion companion Jad-bal-ja discover a mad scientist with a city of talking gorillas. To create additional havoc, a Hollywood film crew sets out to shoot a Tarzan movie in Africa and brings along an actor who is an exact double of the apeman, but is his opposite in courage and determination.

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