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The Big Book of Adventure Stories

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Penzler collects the best adventure stories of all time into one mammoth volume, with stories by Jack London, O. Henry, Rudyard K...

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A hair-raising collection of adventure stories that's so big and enthralling if you open it you may never be seen again: enter at your own risk. Everyone loves adventure, and Otto Penzler has collecte... d the best adventure stories of all time into one mammoth volume. With stories by Jack London, O. Henry, H. Rider Haggard, Alastair MacLean, Talbot Mundy, Cornell Woolrich, and many others, this wide-reaching and fascinating volume contains some of the best characters from the most thrilling adventure tales, including The Cisco Kid; Sheena, Queen of the Jungle; Bulldog Drummond; Tarzan; The Scarlet Pimpernel; Conan the Barbarian; Hopalong Cassidy; King Kong; Zorro; and The Spider. Divided into sections that embody the greatest themes of the genre--Sword & Sorcery, Megalomania Rules, Man vs. Nature, Island Paradise, Sand and Sun, Something Feels Funny, Go West Young Man, Future Shock, I Spy, Yellow Peril, In Darkest Africa--it is destined to be the greatest collection of adventure stories ever compiled. Featuring: Lawless open seas Ferocious army ants Deadeyed gunmen Exotic desert islands Feverish jungle adventures Including: The story that introduced The Cisco Kid The complete novel of Tarzan the Terrible
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 31/05/2011
  • Publisher: Random House USA Inc
  • Illustrations: Line drawings, black and white
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Pages: 874
  • Dimensions (mm): 231x175x39mm
  • Weight: 948g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 31/05/2011
  • Author:Otto Penzler

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