When Through the Looking Glass was published in 1871 as a sequel to the previous masterpiece, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland readers were as delighted with that book as they were with Lewis Carroll's previous volume. In the topsy-turvy world that lies beyond the looking-glass, Alice meets such...
By L. Frank Baum. The exciting experiences of Princess Ozma of Oz and Dorothy are told, as they embark on a hazardous journey to the home of the Flatheads, and to the magic isle of the Skeezers; and how they are rescued from dire peril by Glinda, the good Sorceress of Oz.
From the bestselling author of the "Autobiography of Henry VIII", "Memoirs of Cleopatra", and "Mary, Called Magdalene" among others, comes a lush, seductive novel of the legendary beauty whose face "launched a thousand ships"; the mythical woman who was Helen of Troy.
The tale of an Irish boy raised as an Indian in imperial India. It is the story of his coming of age in a world of high adventure, mystic quests, and the "great game" between the British and the Russians for control of Central Asia.
H. Rider Haggard clearly displays his wonderfully dramatic imagination, combined with his deep knowledge of Africa, in King Solomon's Mines, which recounts the adventures of Allan Quartermain, Sir Henry Curtis, and Captain John Good.