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Chris Dabbs

 

The Reluctant Dragon (Kenneth Grahame)

“The Reluctant Dragon” is an 1898 children’s story by Kenneth Grahame, originally published as a chapter in his book Dream Days. It is Grahame’s most famous short story, arguably better known than Dream Days itself or the related The Golden Age. It can be seen as a prototype to most modern stories in which the dragon is a [...]

The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)

The Wind in the Willows is a children’s novel by Scottish novelist Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow-moving and fast-paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals (Mole, Rat (a European water vole), Toad, and Badger) in a pastoral version of Edwardian England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, [...]

Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (Жюль Верн)

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas: A World Tour Underwater (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers: Tour du monde sous-marin) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne; it was first published in 1870. The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel’s [...]

The Adventure Collection. 10 Masterpieces You Have to Read Before You Die (Джек Лондон, Марк Твен, Жюль Верн, Роберт Льюис Стивенсон, Джонатан Свифт, Редьярд Киплинг, Даниэль Дефо, и др. )

“Adventure! Real-life adventures from history and fictitious adventures inspired by what could be! Journeys to captivate your mind, enthrall your spirit, and get the blood moving in your veins! This collection holds the best time-tested tales of adventure that have been read and reread by millions of readers throughout the ages. Beware! By [...]

The Man with the Twisted Lip (Артур Конан Дойл)

“The Man with the Twisted Lip”, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the sixth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in the Strand Magazine in December 1891. Doyle ranked “The Man with the Twisted Lip” sixteenth in a list of his [...]

The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (Артур Конан Дойл)

“The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor”, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the tenth of the twelve stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in April 1892. The story entails the disappearance of Hatty, Lord St. Simon’s [...]

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Артур Конан Дойл)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, first published on 14 October 1892. It contains the earliest short stories featuring the consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, which had been published in twelve monthly issues of The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The stories are [...]

The Boscombe Valley Mystery (Артур Конан Дойл)

“The Boscombe Valley Mystery”, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the fourth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1891. Lestrade summons Holmes to a community in Herefordshire, where a local landowner has been murdered [...]

The Five Orange Pips (Артур Конан Дойл)

“The Five Orange Pips”, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the fifth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in The Strand Magazine in November 1891. Conan Doyle later ranked the story seventh in a list of his twelve favourite Sherlock [...]

The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (Артур Конан Дойл)

“The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet”, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the eleventh of the twelve stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in May 1892. A banker, Mr. Alexander Holder of Streatham, makes a loan of £50,000 to [...]
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