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The Adventurer's Son

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER “A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out.” —Jon Krakauer \"Gripping.\" —New York Times Book Revi ...

  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: HarperCollins
  • ISBN: 0062876627
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 368
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: NATIONAL BESTSELLER “A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out.” —Jon Krakauer "Gripping." —New York Times Book Review (Editor's Choice) * "Beautiful." —Washington Post * "Destined to become an adventure classic." —Anchorage Daily News In the tradition of Into the Wild comes an instant classic of outdoor literature, a riveting work of uncommon depth: The Adventurer’s Son is Roman Dial’s extraordinary account of his two-year quest to unravel the mystery of his son’s dissapearance in the jungles of Costa Rica. In the predawn hours of July 10, 2014, the twenty-seven-year-old son of preeminent Alaskan scientist and National Geographic Explorer Roman Dial, walked alone into Corcovado National Park, an untracked rainforest along Costa Rica’s remote Pacific Coast that shelters miners, poachers, and drug smugglers. He carried a light backpack and machete. Before he left, Cody Roman Dial emailed his father: “I am not sure how long it will take me, but I’m planning on doing 4 days in the jungle and a day to walk out. I’ll be bounded by a trail to the west and the coast everywhere else, so it should be difficult to get lost forever.” They were the last words Dial received from his son. As soon as he realized Cody Roman’s return date had passed, Dial set off for Costa Rica. As he trekked through the dense jungle, interviewing locals and searching for clues—the authorities suspected murder—the desperate father was forced to confront the deepest questions about himself and his own role in the events. Roman had raised his son to be fearless, to be at home in earth’s wildest places, travelling together through rugged Alaska to remote Borneo and Bhutan. Was he responsible for his son’s fate? Or, as he hoped, was Cody Roman safe and using his wilderness skills on a solo adventure from which he would emerge at any moment? Part detective story set in the most beautiful yet dangerous reaches of the planet, The Adventurer’s Son emerges as a far deeper tale of discovery—a journey to understand the truth about those we love the most. The Adventurer’s Son includes fifty black-and-white photographs.


The Adventurers and the City of Secrets

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Two master criminals are on the run with ancient treasure, using London's web of hidden trails and passages to conceal their loot. The Adventurers must tra ...

  • L'auteur : Jemma Hatt
  • Editeur: Elmside Publishing
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  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 194
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Two master criminals are on the run with ancient treasure, using London's web of hidden trails and passages to conceal their loot. The Adventurers must track them down using their wits, Uncle Logan... and a stolen red bus. Join Lara, Rufus, Tom, Daisy and Barney as they race to uncover the City of Secrets!


The Adventurers

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The Adventurers is a series of AD&D (Advanced Dungeons and Dragons) campaign writeups, set in the World of Greyhawk, which has evolved over time into an on ...

  • L'auteur : Thomas Miller
  • Editeur: T Turner
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The Adventurers is a series of AD&D (Advanced Dungeons and Dragons) campaign writeups, set in the World of Greyhawk, which has evolved over time into an ongoing story. The actual campaign was played from 1989-91. I wrote from 1991-8 and 2000-present.


The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes

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A thrilling debut novel where fantasy and science fiction meet, dragons aren't as innocent as they look, and nothing is quite what it seems. Anne has spent ...

  • L'auteur : Wade Albert White
  • Editeur: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 0316305278
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 384
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A thrilling debut novel where fantasy and science fiction meet, dragons aren't as innocent as they look, and nothing is quite what it seems. Anne has spent most of her thirteen years dreaming of the day she and her best friend Penelope will finally leave Saint Lupin's Institute for Perpetually Wicked and Hideously Unattractive Children. When the big day arrives, a series of very curious happenings lead to Anne being charged with an epic quest. Anne, Penelope, and new questing partner Hiro have only days to travel to strange new locales, solve myriad riddles, and triumph over monstrous foes--or face the horrible consequences. Packed with action, humor, and endless heart, this debut novel marks the first volume in an irresistible and original fantasy series.


The Adventurers Guild: Night of Dangers

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In the third installment of the popular Adventurers Guild trilogy, Zed and Brock must prevent catastrophe when a centuries-old plot threatens to rip their ...

  • L'auteur : Zack Loran Clark
  • Editeur: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 1368001637
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In the third installment of the popular Adventurers Guild trilogy, Zed and Brock must prevent catastrophe when a centuries-old plot threatens to rip their world apart. Someone had made a terrible, tragic, fatal mistake. Unless, of course . . . Unless they'd done it on purpose. After falling victim to a vile betrayal, Zed is cut off from Brock and their friends and unable to warn them about a dangerous enemy on the move. The Adventurers Guild may have defeated the evil that cast the elves from their home, but that doesn't keep them in the Freestoners' good graces for long. An ordinary day at the market comes to a fatal end when a rare Danger infiltrates the city, leaving over a dozen dead. Tensions come to a boil as the city is threatened by upheaval from within and becomes alight with terror. Brock finds himself frustratingly unable to utilize his underground contacts . . . though the mysterious Lady Grey may not be finished with him yet. To come together to save their city from a timeless evil looking to settle a score, the young adventurers must learn to trust in each other and be willing to do whatever it takes to stop the tragedy of the Day of Dangers from happening again. Also available in the series:The Adventurers GuildTwilight of the Elves


Women Who Dared

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Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they're rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or reb ...

  • L'auteur : Linda Skeers
  • Editeur: Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1492653284
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 128
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Women have been doing amazing, daring, and dangerous things for years, but they're rarely mentioned in our history books as adventurers, daredevils, or rebels. This new compilation of brief biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure—many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you'll WANT to know, such as: • Annie Edson Taylor, the first person who dared to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel • Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman who dared to fly in space • Helen Gibson, the first woman who dared to be a professional stunt person • And many more! This is the perfect read for anyone who wants to know what it means to explore, discover, play, climb, and fight like a girl!


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (with bonus content)

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WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic, beloved novel of two boy geniuses dreaming up superheroes in New York’s Golden A ...

  • L'auteur : Michael Chabon
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 0812993675
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 704
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic, beloved novel of two boy geniuses dreaming up superheroes in New York’s Golden Age of comics, now with special bonus material by the author—soon to be a Showtime limited series “It's absolutely gosh-wow, super-colossal—smart, funny, and a continual pleasure to read.”—The Washington Post Book World Named one of the 10 Best Books of the Decade by Entertainment Weekly • Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Times Book Prize A “towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book” (Newsweek), hailed as Chabon’s “magnum opus” (The New York Review of Books), The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a triumph of originality, imagination, and storytelling, an exuberant, irresistible novel that begins in New York City in 1939. A young escape artist and budding magician named Joe Kavalier arrives on the doorstep of his cousin, Sammy Clay. While the long shadow of Hitler falls across Europe, America is happily in thrall to the Golden Age of comic books, and in a distant corner of Brooklyn, Sammy is looking for a way to cash in on the craze. He finds the ideal partner in the aloof, artistically gifted Joe, and together they embark on an adventure that takes them deep into the heart of Manhattan, and the heart of old-fashioned American ambition. From the shared fears, dreams, and desires of two teenage boys, they spin comic book tales of the heroic, fascist-fighting Escapist and the beautiful, mysterious Luna Moth, otherworldly mistress of the night. Climbing from the streets of Brooklyn to the top of the Empire State Building, Joe and Sammy carve out lives, and careers, as vivid as cyan and magenta ink. Spanning continents and eras, this superb book by one of America’s finest writers remains one of the defining novels of our modern American age. Winner of the Bay Area Book Reviewers Award and the New York Society Library Book Award


The Space Adventurer's Guide

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The most out-of-this-world vacations ever! It’s not just astronauts who get to travel into space anymore. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs have made space ...

  • L'auteur : Peter McMahon
  • Editeur: Kids Can Press Ltd
  • ISBN: 1525300865
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 100
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The most out-of-this-world vacations ever! It’s not just astronauts who get to travel into space anymore. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs have made space flight a reality for adventure-seekers of all kinds. This travel guide for kids helps them plan their own journeys, covering pre-trip preparations (such as training to withstand extreme g-forces), accommodations (a thick radiation shield is a must on Mars), dining (hot dogs in zero gravity, anyone?), awesome activities (how about a real moon walk?) and much more. From orbiting Earth (available now) to voyaging through Saturn’s rings (maybe possible within decades), these space vacations are not to be missed! Kids will want to start packing their spacesuits, ’cause it’s nearly time for liftoff!


Warriors & Weapons (Dungeons & Dragons)

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This introductory guide to DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is an illustrated primer to many of the characters you can play in D&D, along with their essential weapons an ...

  • L'auteur : Jim Zub,Stacy King,Andrew Wheeler,Official Dungeons & Dragons Licensed
  • Editeur: Ten Speed Press
  • ISBN: 198485643X
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 112
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: This introductory guide to DUNGEONS & DRAGONS is an illustrated primer to many of the characters you can play in D&D, along with their essential weapons and adventuring tools. In this illustrated guide, you're transported to the legendary and magical worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, where you are presented with one-of-a-kind entries for different types of warriors, as well as the weaponry these fighters need for D&D adventuring. This guide includes detailed illustrations of the weapons, armor, clothing, and other equipment that fighters use, and offers the tools young, aspiring adventurers need for learning how to build their own characters, including sample profiles, a flowchart to help you decide what type of warrior to be, and brainstorming challenges to start you thinking like an adventurer whether on your own or in the midst of an exciting quest with friends and fellow players.


Way Out There

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• The author is a distinguished member of the Explorers Club • The author is an unexpected adventurer, disarmingly positive and companionable • Livel ...

  • L'auteur : J.R. Harris
  • Editeur: Mountaineers Books
  • ISBN: 1680511211
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: • The author is a distinguished member of the Explorers Club • The author is an unexpected adventurer, disarmingly positive and companionable • Lively stories of remote treks around the world Way Out There is an account of J. Robert Harris’s extraordinary exploits while backpacking in some of the world’s most tantalizing places―largely alone and unsupported. And after almost fifty years of wilderness travel, “J. R.,” as he’s known, has plenty of tales to tell! His stories are by turns funny, tragic, and uplifting, and are all told in his down‐to‐earth, friendly style. For J. R., it all began in 1966 when, as a young New Yorker, he impulsively drives his VW Beetle across the country to the very end of the northernmost road in Alaska, searching for an answer to a simple question: What is it like to be way out there? How this happened, whom he met, and what he encountered along the way became the foundation for a lifelong attraction to trekking and adventure travel. Subsequent chapters chronologically explore some of his many journeys, revealing an enduring wanderlust honed by his emerging maturity and outdoor skills. Stories of J. R.’s solo treks point to stark contrasts between his urban upbringing and his wilderness wanderings, while tales of adventure with small but diverse groups of friends are enriched by their collective experiences and varying viewpoints about exploration. Way Out There is a lively yet introspective book by a restless soul that will attract countless readers who love to travel, as well as armchair adventurers and communities looking for outdoor role models. The foreword is by the late Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilots during World War I


The Adventures of Maya the Bee

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  • L'auteur : Waldemar Bonsels
  • Editeur: Library of Alexandria
  • ISBN: 146560720X
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  • Langue: French/English
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Explorers

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Live and see the world through the eyes of 50 of the world's greatest explorers and their trusty companions! This book for kids is brimming with first-pers ...

  • L'auteur : Nellie Huang
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1465493808
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 144
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Live and see the world through the eyes of 50 of the world's greatest explorers and their trusty companions! This book for kids is brimming with first-person accounts of gripping adventures in explorers' own words. Find exciting tales complemented by rare maps, specially commissioned photographs, and artworks that re-create history's greatest expeditions. Get ready to take a leap into the unknown... An adventure book that will surely rival even the most thrilling adventure movies! You'll meet some of the most famous explorers and adventurers of all time in this exciting non-fiction storybook for children. Great explorers have one thing in common - a desire to leap into the unknown, no matter the dangers it presents. This book will take you through Ferdinand Magellan's first circumnavigation of the world 500 years ago to Barbara Hillary's treks to the North and South poles while in her seventies, and beyond. This knowledge book documents the stories of men and women who rewrote our understanding of the world and inspired us by pushing the boundaries of human capability. A kid's educational book that looks at the towering achievements of more than 50 explorers from all walks of life in great detail. See sensational cross-sections revealing the amazing detail inside Spanish galleons, lost cities, and spaceships. Magnificent photographs highlight the artifacts and relics they found along the way, while hand-drawn maps reveal their intrepid journeys in such detail, you feel as though you could be walking in their very footsteps. It is a glorious introduction to history's most famous trailblazers - people whose courage opened frontiers turned voids into maps, forged nations, connected cultures, and added to humankind's knowledge of the world by leaps and bounds. Packed with jaw-dropping fun facts about the world and written so beautifully it will get your heart racing. Explorers is the perfect kid's book for any young mind with an avid sense of adventure! Explore Unknown Waters - Take To The Skies - Investigate Our Planet! For centuries, explorers have been unable to resist the secrets of the sea. We have looked toward the skies and stars since the beginning of time. Through dense jungles, dry desserts, and frozen mountains we have pushed the very limits of human endurance in the name of exploration and adventure! These tales are not for the faint of heart - these adventurers faced challenges that threatened their very survival! Their courage has allowed us to collect a wealth of knowledge about our awe-inspiring universe. Set sail to faraway frozen lands, defy gravity and take to the skies, and investigate our planet through the stories of those who came before us. Happy exploring! Learn about the explorers who defied the so-called possibilities of their time in: - Sea & Ice - Air & Space - And Land


The Adventurer

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  • L'auteur : Cyril M. Kornbluth
  • Editeur: Library of Alexandria
  • ISBN: 1465504265
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  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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The Adventurer's Guide to Dragons (and Why They Keep Biting Me)

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Get ready for dragons, robots, and an even more dangerous quest in this hilarious, unputdownable sequel to The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes. An ...

  • L'auteur : Wade Albert White
  • Editeur: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 0316305294
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 384
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Get ready for dragons, robots, and an even more dangerous quest in this hilarious, unputdownable sequel to The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes. Anne, Penelope, and Hiro are nominated for Best Illegal Quest That Nearly Destroyed the Entire World at the annual Quest Academy Awards, but they barely get to enjoy it before a strange boy tricks Anne into activating a new quest. Her charge: kill the dragon queen. The problem is, Anne doesn't want to kill any dragons. But the mysterious boy does, even if it means igniting a devastating war between people and dragons. The only chance Anne and the others have to stop it is to get to the queen first. Along the way, they'll have to navigate ancient mines, avoid erupting volcanoes, outsmart robots, and survive the dragon trials. And, of course, get a passing grade on their quest. Packed with action, humor, and endless heart, this is a truly irresistible middle grade fantasy tale.


The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship

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Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail between the centuries, sea ...

  • L'auteur : Philip Pullman
  • Editeur: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN: 133816659X
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail between the centuries, searching for a way home. In the ocean of the modern day, John rescues a shipwrecked young girl his own age, Serena, and promises to help. But returning Serena to her own time means traveling to the one place where the ship is in most danger of destruction. The all-powerful Dahlberg Corporation has an ambitious leader with plans far greater and more terrible than anyone has realized, and he is hot on their trail. For only John, Serena, and the crew know Dahlberg's true intentions, and only they have the power to stop him from bending the world to his will...


Twilight of the Elves

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I should probably start at the beginning, Zed wrote, when things first went wrong?. Zed, Brock, and their friends may have saved Freestone from destruction ...

  • L'auteur : Zack Loran Clark
  • Editeur: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 1368001629
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 384
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: I should probably start at the beginning, Zed wrote, when things first went wrong?. Zed, Brock, and their friends may have saved Freestone from destruction, but the fight against the Dangers is far from over. No one knows what to expect next from the dark power that forced the elves to abandon their city. And the influx of elf refugees in Freestone strains resources and brews resentment among the townspeople. Things have shifted between best friends Zed and Brock, as well, with their friendship crumbling under the weight of the secrets they're keeping from each other. When tensions reach an all-time high, Queen Me'Shala, leader of the elves, approaches the Adventurers Guild with a mission. She wants a small group of adventurers to go behind the king's back on a covert mission to save her city, and Zed, Brock, Liza, Jett, Micah, and their elven friend Fel join the quest. To face a powerful form of magic thought to be extinct, the adventurers will have to learn how to rely on each other and fight harder than ever before. Don't miss this second installment of Zack Loran Clark and Nicholas Eliopulos's Adventurers Guild trilogy, where the stakes are raised, the action is breathless, and the dangers will stop even the bravest of hearts.


The Adventurers

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Part of Gustave Aimard's bestselling action-adventure series set amidst the rough-and-tumble deserts, towns, canyons and forests of the Old West, The Adven ...

  • L'auteur : Gustave Aimard
  • Editeur: The Floating Press
  • ISBN: 1776536150
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 367
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Part of Gustave Aimard's bestselling action-adventure series set amidst the rough-and-tumble deserts, towns, canyons and forests of the Old West, The Adventurers will stoke the imagination of every reader, whether you're in it for the pulse-pounding chases and last-minute escapes or the inspiring story of true love that sets the plot into motion.


The Adventurers

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What happens when six naïve, immature, unprepared college students go to a costume photo shop at different times to have their picture taken? They get tra ...

  • L'auteur : Jimmy D. McCombs
  • Editeur: Page Publishing Inc
  • ISBN: 1683487664
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 714
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: What happens when six naïve, immature, unprepared college students go to a costume photo shop at different times to have their picture taken? They get transported to an alternate world where they then realize they should have listened much closer to the couple taking their pictures. They find themselves thrown together in life-or-death situations where they either pull together or perish. It takes days before they finally figure out that what they had chosen to wear is what t


The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

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  • L'auteur : Tobias Smollett
  • Editeur: Litres
  • ISBN: 5041403619
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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Melmoth the Wanderer

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Created by an Irish clergyman, Melmoth is one of the most fiendish characters in literature. In a satanic bargain, Melmoth exchanges his soul for immortali ...

  • L'auteur : Charles Maturin
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141905174
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 704
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Created by an Irish clergyman, Melmoth is one of the most fiendish characters in literature. In a satanic bargain, Melmoth exchanges his soul for immortality. The story of his tortured wanderings through the centuries is pieced together through those who have been implored by Melmoth to take over his pact with the devil. Influenced by the Gothic romances of the late 18th century, Maturin's diabolic tale raised the genre to a new and macabre pitch. Its many admirers include Poe, Balzac, Oscar Wilde and Baudelaire.