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The Jungle Book

Read by Meredith Hughes


Rudyard Kipling


This classic children's book by Rudyard Kipling tells the story of Mowgli, a young boy raised by wolves: his escapades and adventures with h…

A MOUSETRAP IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

In The Three Musketeers

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Alexandre Dumas


The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d…

The Knife and the Naked Chalk

In Rewards and Fairies

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Rudyard Kipling


Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936) was an English author and poet, born in India, and best known today for his ch…

Chapter 34 – An Old War Horse

In Black Beauty (The Autobiography of a Horse)

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Anna Sewell


Black Beauty is Anna Sewell’s first and only novel. The story is told in the “first person” (or first horse) as an autobiographical memoir o…

The Open Road

In The Wind in the Willows

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Kenneth Grahame


This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure … and as adventure pursues them!…

Ch. 20 Attack and Riposte

In From the Earth to the Moon

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Jules Verne


From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la Terre à la Lune) is a humorous science fantasy story written in 1865 by Jules Verne and is …

THE CRYING OF THE MAN

In The Island of Doctor Moreau

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H. G. Wells


The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, addressing ideas of society and community, human nature…

Chapter 6c beginning with The Two-leaved Pine

In The Yosemite

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John Muir


John Muir's adventure guide for the Yosemite Valley.

Endymion--Orion--Aurora and Tithonus--Acis and Galatea

In Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable

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Thomas Bulfinch


Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes…

Chapter 01

In At the Back of the North Wind

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George MacDonald


Diamond the little boy sleeps in the hayloft above the stall of Diamond the horse. The loft is snug but drafty, and after plugging a hole in…

24. Euclidean and non-Euclidean Continuum25. Gaussian Co-ordinates26. The Space…

In Relativity: The Special and General Theory

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Albert Einstein


This is an introduction to Einstein’s space-bending, time-stretching theory of Relativity, written by the master himself. Special and Genera…