Posts Tagged ‘Adventure Fiction’

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Captain BloodBy Rafael Sabatini

A high-seas adventure of the 1680’s.

Dr. Peter Blood, an Irish doctor, is wrongfully accused of treason in the aftermath of the Monmouth rebellion in 1685. He is sent to the island of Barbados in the Carribean to be sold into slavery.

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ScaramoucheBy Rafael Sabatini

A Romance of the French Revolution

Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Scaramouche starts off when Andre-Louis Moreau vows revenge after his best friend was killed in a mockery of a duel by an arrogant nobleman, Marquis de la Tour d’Azyr.

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The Island of Doctor MoreauBy H. G. Wells

After being shipwrecked somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, Edward Prendick finds himself stranded on a strange and deceivingly breathtaking South Seas island where two other people live, a doctor Moreau and his assistant. Soon Pendrick discovers the evil and sadistic doctor has been experimenting on the animal inhabitants of the island, creating bizarre proto-humans. Will Pendrick become Moreau’s next test subject?

ISBN: 978-1-920414-76-4

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The Sea-HawkBy Rafael Sabatini

The Sea Hawk is another pirate adventure novel penned by Rafael Sabatini, author of Captain Blood. It was originally published in 1915 and is set in the late 16th century.

Sir Oliver Tressilian, a typical English sea-faring gentleman, is villainously betrayed by his jealous half-brother and is accused of murder. Sir Oliver is kidnapped off the Cornish coast, and forced to serve as a slave on a Spanish galley.

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