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Contents Daniel Defoe page 6 ROBINSON CRUSOE page 7 A man is shipwrecked on a solitary island near South America and must learn to survive on his own. He saves a prisoner from being eaten by cannibals but will he make it back to civilization? Jules Verne page 16 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH page 17 A mysterious parchment written in code leads a professor, his nephew, and a guide to climb down into an Icelandic volcano that leads to the center of the Earth where they find prehistoric animals and more. Charles Dickens page 26 DAVID COPPERFIELD page 27 After David Copperfield¿s mother marries the cruel Mr. Murdstone, David¿s childhood troubles begin. Will David Copperfield endure beatings, boarding school, and grueling factory work to find his place in the world? Emilio Salgari page 34 SANDOKAN page 35 The rebel pirate Sandokan, known as the Tiger of Malaysia, fights bravely against his British enemies to rescue his beloved Mariana. Robert Louis Stevenson 44 TREASURE ISLAND 45 A boy accidentally comes into possession of a pirate¿s treasure map and sets sail on a ship to recover the gold, but everything is not what it seems. Who can be trusted? Who will live and who will die in this quest for legendary treasure? Oscar Wilde 54 THE CANTERBURY GHOST 55 Ignoring the warnings of friends, an American family buys a haunted English mansion. In this comic tale, a ghost seeks revenge when the family refuses to take him seriously. Alexandre Dumas 62 THE COUNT OF MONTECRISTO 63 A young sailor¿s good fortune leads his jealous friends to accuse him of treason. He is condemned to a life of imprisonment, but when the sailor escapes from his island jail he seeks revenge on those who wronged him. James Fenimore Cooper 72 THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS 73 During the war between the French and English in North America, a fort is under attack and two daughters of an English colonel must be led to safety. Will the women be captured? Can Magua, a Huron Indian, be trusted? What will happen to Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe? Mark Twain 80 TOM SAWYER 81 The adventures and misadventures of a spirited boy, Tom Sawyer, and his friend, Huckleberry Finn, who live in a small town on the Mississippi River. Herman Melville 90 MOBY-DICK 91 The brooding Captain Ahab leads the crew of a whaling ship on a dangerous hunt to kill the great white whale who mutilated his leg and destroyed his life. Sir Walter Scott 100 IVANHOE 101 In this medieval adventure, the noble Ivahoe fights for honor and the love of a young maiden at a time when the Saxons and the Normans warred for power in England.
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Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.