Captain Courageous

Captains Courageous is an 1897 novel, by Rudyard Kipling, that follows the adventures of fifteen year old Harvey Cheyne Jr., the arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. The...

The Poison Belt

"Bring oxygen – Challenger." The gang from `The Lost World‘ is back together, but the reunion is much more dramatic than they had hoped. As Professor Challenger has predicted,...

Tarzan Of The Apes

One day, an ape named Kala finds a small human boy in the jungles of Africa. She names him Tarzan ("White skin" in ape language), and raises him as her own. In time, differences...

White Fang

When White Fang – part wolf, part dog – gets separated from his family, he must find a way to survive on his own. In a harsh Canadian environment that means kill or be...

Kidnapped

Recently orphaned 17-year-old David leaves his home on the Scottish countryside to seek out a rich uncle he has never met. The uncle, as it turns out, is paranoid and unpleasant,...

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes

Arguably the best compilation of mystery stories ever, `The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes‘ (1892) is for any lover of intrigue and sophisticated humour. Sherlock‘s talent for...

Around The World In 80 Days

Phileas Fogg is English exactitude personified. He eats breakfast at 8:23, shaves at 9:37, and leaves for the Reform club at 11:30. He reads, eats, and doesn‘t travel. But one...

The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island (French: L'Ile mystérieuse) is a novel by Jules Verne, published in 1874. The novel is a crossover sequel to Verne's famous Twenty Thousand Leagues Under...

The Call Of The Wild

The story takes place in the extreme conditions of the Yukon during the 19th century Klondike Gold Rush, where strong sled dogs were in high demand. After Buck, a domesticated...