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31 The Prince and the Pauper

by Mark Twain

Set in 1547, it's the story of two boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives in Offal Court in London; and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. Tom Canty and Prince Edward,meet, and as a jest, switch clothes. The Prince leaves the palace and fares poorly in London, Meanwhile the court and the King insist that Tom is the true prince gone mad. After the death of the King, Edward interrupts Tom's coronation and the boys explain, and Edward is crowned King of England

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 658| Votes: 8 | Score: 8.44
Size: 363KB | Posted: Concluded:

32 The Lost World

by A. Conan Doyle

Professor Challenger leads an expedition to an isolated plateau in the Amazon jungles where dinosaurs still reign. Virtually all the "lost world" adventures in book and film take their inspiration from this novel. In the public domain.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Science Fiction, Dinosaurs, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1492| Votes: 36 | Score: 8.38
Size: 409KB | Posted:

33 Captain Blood

by Rafael Sabatini

Peter Blood, an Irish physician and soldier in England in the 1680's, is wrongly convicted of treason and sentenced to indentured slavery in the Caribbean. He escapes and becomes the most feared pirate captain on the Spanish Main, but all the glory of his adventures cannot help him, for the woman he loves cannot love a thief and pirate. Even when he destroys England's enemies, even at his most triumphant...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1063| Votes: 40 | Score: 8.37
Size: 642KB | Posted:

34 The Confessions of Arsène Lupin

by Maurice Leblanc

Lupin shares some of his adventures

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Humor, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 816| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.35
Size: 379KB | Posted:

35 The Son of Tarzan

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Alexis Paulvitch lures Tarzan's son Jack away from London and captures him, only to have Jack escape into the jungle that Tarzan once called home. With the help of an ape named Akut, Jack soon finds his place among the great apes, as his father did before him. But after rescuing the beautiful young woman named Meriem, the disaffected young man and the mistreated young woman must learn to live and love together in the dangerous jungle.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 377| Votes: 8 | Score: 8.32
Size: 509KB | Posted:

36 Arsène Lupin

by Maurice Leblanc & Edgar Jepson

An adventure of Arsène Lupin

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Crime, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1570| Votes: 24 | Score: 8.29
Size: 390KB | Posted:

37 The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

This early science fiction story centers around an unnamed narrator living through various engagements between the British military and superior alien attackers. it describes an invasion of the British Islands by an advanced civilization from Mars.  While the human defenders were hopelessly outmatched,they were still able to destroy several of the invading Machines. Will humans be able to survive this unusual invasion?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: War, Science Fiction, Aliens, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 961| Votes: 11 | Score: 8.29
Size: 321KB | Posted:

38 Ever and Always

by Banadin

Rick and Marsha wake up from advanced senility. They appear to be getting younger. They have no resources. If they live indefinitely they will see the end of America as they know it. This near term science fiction story tells of their journey and how they overcome the obstacles life has placed in front of them.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Romance, Melodrama, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 17910| Votes: 308 | Score: 8.22
Size: 544KB | Posted: Concluded:

39 The Mucker

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Billy Byrne is a thug with almost no morals. He escapes to San-Fransisco where he becomes a pirate of sorts. How will he be affected after he helps kidnap Barbara?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Addiction, Bounty Hunters, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1683| Votes: 32 | Score: 8.21
Size: 662KB | Posted:

40 Spacehounds of IPC

by E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer)

When the Inter-Planetary Corporation's (IPC) crack liner, "IPV Arcturus", took off on a routine flight to Mars, it turned out to be the beginning of an unexpected and long voyage.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 5003| Votes: 112 | Score: 8.21
Size: 494KB | Posted: Concluded: