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61 Cleopatra

by Jacob Abbott

Of all the beautiful women of history, none has left us such convincing proofs of her charms as Cleopatra, for the tide of Rome's destiny, and, therefore, that of the world, turned aside because of her beauty. Julius Caesar, whose legions trampled the conquered world from Canopus to the Thames, capitulated to her, and Mark Antony threw a fleet, an empire and his own honor to the winds to follow her to his destruction.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 591| Votes: 6 | Score: 7.43
Size: 335KB | Posted:

62 Genesis

by H. Beam Piper

Was this ill-fated expedition the end of a proud, old race-or the beginning of a new one? There are strange gaps in our records of the past. We find traces of man-like things-but, suddenly, man appears, far too much developed to be the "next step" in a well-linked chain of evolutionary evidence. Perhaps something like the events of this story furnishes the answer to the riddle

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2404| Votes: 134 | Score: 7.42
Size: 47KB | Posted:

63 The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe, born in York, is the third son in his family. His parents wish to make a lawyer out of young Crusoe, but he has other plans. His one great desire is to become a sailor and go to sea. Although almost all of his initial forays into sea life are disastrous, Crusoe is not deterred. The novel is basically about his life and adventures on some island, where he lives for the next twenty-eight years...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Slavery, Historical, Pirates, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1698| Votes: 12 | Score: 7.42
Size: 602KB | Posted:

64 The Pathless Trail

by Arthur O. Friel

Set in the Amazon jungle Pedro and Lourenco, two rubber-industry workers undergo harrowing experiences in the impenetrable jungle surrounding the Javary River.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 349| Votes: 6 | Score: 7.41
Size: 423KB | Posted:

65 The Blond Lady

by Maurice Leblanc

Being a Record of the Duel of Wits between Arsène Lupin and the English Detective

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Crime, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 811| Votes: 17 | Score: 7.40
Size: 363KB | Posted:

66 Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson

How He Was Kidnapped and Cast Away; His Sufferings in a Desert Isle; His Journey in the Wild Highlands; His Acquaintance With Alan Breck Stewart and Other Notorious Highland Jacobites; With All That He Suffered at the Hands of His Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, Falsely So Called.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 463| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 407KB | Posted:

67 Child of Storm

by H. Rider Haggard

Adventurer Allan Quatermain helps his Zulu friend Saduko win 100 cattle to buy his true love Mameena ("Child of Storm"). The mysterious Mameena, however, has other ideas-she wants to marry Allan Quatermain.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 333| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 491KB | Posted:

68 The Ancient Allan

by H. Rider Haggard

A gripping novel which takes us and the hero, adventurer Allan Quatermain, back in time. It relates several exciting adventures like a lion hunt, wrestling with a crocodile, and a large-scale battle between various armies.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 458| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 465KB | Posted:

69 Frankenstein

by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley

A scientist, Victor Frankenstein, learns how to create life and creates a being in the likeness of man, but larger than average and more powerful.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Gothic, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 597| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 399KB | Posted:

70 The Thirty-nine Steps

by John Buchan

Adventurer Richard Hannay, just returned from South Africa, is thoroughly bored with London life-until he is accosted by a mysterious American, who warns him of an assassination plot that could completely destabalise the fragile political balance of Europe. Initially sceptical, Hannay nonetheless harbours the man-but one dayreturns home to find him murdered...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 915| Votes: 11 | Score: 7.08
Size: 210KB | Posted: