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Philip Wylie

Gladiator by Philip Wylie is the story of a man who although normal in all other ways, through the genius of his Father a biologist attains …

The Journal of Julius Rodman

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Edgar Allan Poe

The Journal of Julius Rodman, Being an Account of the First Passage across the Rocky Mountains of North America Ever Achieved by Civilized M…

Gerald O'Carroll (part 1)

In In the Irish Brigade: A Tale of War in Flanders and Spain

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G. A. Henty

In this adventure story by the novelist and war correspondent, G.A. Henty, Desmond Kennedy, a young Irishman flees political oppression and …

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In God, the Invisible King

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H. G. Wells

Wells wrote in his book God the Invisible King that his idea of God did not draw upon the traditional religions of the world: "This boo…

Beset by Chinese Pirates

In The Talking Handkerchief, and Other Stories

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Thomas Wallace Knox

This is a collection of 22 stories of action and adventure. We follow the narrators as they escape pirates and cannibals, overcome natural d…

The Lady with the Lamp

In Florence Nightingale the Angel of the Crimea

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Laura E. Richards and Laura E. Howe Richards

One evening, some time after the great Crimean War of 1854-55, a company of military and naval officers met at dinner in London. They were t…

Gregory and the Scuttle

In Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories; Second Series

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Charles Haskins Townsend

This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern sho…

Touch and Go

In My Strange Rescue

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James Macdonald Oxley

An anthology of short stories, anecdotes and observations of sport and adventure in Canada. Tobogganing, snowshoeing , ice skating and hocke…