Burning Daylight begins as many of London's finest works begin: with the depiction of a man blessed with physical prowess and keen perception who takes on the natural forces of the 19th century Yukon. Supreme gold miner, risk-all gambler, and unbeatable fighter, Burning Daylight is his name. Daylight moves from the Yukon to San Francisco, and plays "the bigger game of finance and wealth," until he is reminded of something he lost, something pure and good....
First published in 1875, this classic excursion into Mark Twain's Mississippi River country will lighten your heart even today. The characters themselves - Tom's Aunt Polly, his friends Becky and Huck, even Injun Joe - evoke nostalgia for a simpler, more rural lifestyle. Mark Twain describes a people, and a place, full of affection, wit, and adventure... where a dark summer night in a graveyard searching for black cats, or even getting lost during a cave exploration, can be a truly exciting and fulfilling experience.
"Will not play from chapter 25"
On October 2nd, 1872, in the game room at the Reform Club in London, Mr. Phileas Fogg made a wager that he could go around the world in eighty days. Twenty thousand pounds were to be won, or lost, upon his return. Mr. Fogg assured his five companions he would meet them in the very same room at a quarter before 9p.m. on December 21st and collect his winnings. Fogg's frantic race against time, and the final outcome of this race, makes for a thrilling, unforgettable tale that has a permanent place among the greatest of adventure stories.
"Pretty Good Story😏"
Published in 1885, this sequel to Tom Sawyer tells an entrancing tale of mischievous boys during the old steamboat days on the Mississippi River. Huckleberry Finn and his pal Tom Sawyer run away from home and venture down the Mississippi on a raft. Until their final return up the river, they encounter thrilling, funny and pathetic incidents which succeed one another in rapid succession. The story especially depicts the old social order of that era and reveals its problems. This audiobook version has received high acclaim throughout the United States.
"great book for young listener"