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From James Fenimore Cooper and Arthur Ransome to Paul Theroux…

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From Anthony Hope to Alistair MacLean and J.G. Farrell…

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From R.L. Stevenson to Thomas Pynchon and Ishmael Reed…

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From Mark Twain to Hunter S. Thompson and Erica Jong…

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From H. Rider Haggard to T. Coraghessan Boyle…

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From Lewis Carroll to Alasdair Gray and Terry Pratchett…

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From Wilkie Collins to Elmore Leonard and Donald E. Westlake…

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From Dumas and Kipling to Le Carré and Ludlum…

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From Shelley and Verne to Octavia E. Butler and Alan Moore…


Pagan Kennedy and the Allston scene of the early ’90s.

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The escapade: Prison-break lit, from Monte Cristo to Azkaban.

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21 great adventure novels of the Seventies!


From Graustark to Syldavia to Latveria: Ruritanian fantasy!


Survival vs. extreme weather — from Jack London to J.G. Ballard.

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Apophenic thrillers from Kafka to Graham Greene to Matthew De Abaitua.

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Kickstart SAVE THE ADVENTURE — only a few days left!


Paranoid thrillers from Kafka to Graham Greene to William Gibson.


Artful Dodgers from Oliver Twist and Richard Hannay to Jason Bourne.

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21 great adventure novels of the Sixties!


Atavistic epics, from King Solomon’s Mines to King Kull!


Reluctant Badass adventures, from Achilles in his tent to Agent K.

Self-liberated avengers! From Captain Nemo to Leeloo.


Secret identity adventure, from Scarlet Pimpernel to Banksy and Borat.

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21 great adventure novels of the Fifties!