By: Joshua Glenn
Jules Verne’s THE MASTER OF THE WORLD
From THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL to WHITE FANG.
From Dumas and Kipling to Le Carré and Ludlum…
From Shelley and Verne to Octavia E. Butler and Alan Moore…
Self-liberated avengers! From Captain Nemo to Leeloo.
Secret identity adventure, from Scarlet Pimpernel to Banksy and Borat.
The Robinsonade: cozy catastrophe!
The Robinsonade: D.I.Y. ethos
My 32 favorite 19th Century adventure novels!
1996: “The needs of people exceed the needs of the machines.”
The generation born 1824-33 is the first post-Romantic one.