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Like this: Like Loading April 24, 1. Full disclosure: I am one of the biggest Franklin fan-girls out there. Yeah, I am that level of history fan-girl. And as a history geek, it did not disappoint. This issue is a reflection of a time when they idolized the Founders rather than being interested in their personal lives. Whitewashing was standard then. This is the historian in me getting to do a little bit of nitpicking, of course. If you take the storytelling with a grain of salt and accept the fact that there are some less-than-historically accurate parts, Benjamin Franklin is a fun read that touches on the highlights of his long and busy life.
It was drawn by several artists with different styles using a limited color palette, which gives it a nice nostalgic feel that kind of reminds me of the Sunday comics of my youth. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. The creature, endowed with supernatural Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, Two Years Before the Mast is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at A 19th century man is sent back in time to Camelot.
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He uses his scientific knowledge to improve conditions in Camelot and become King Arthur's right-hand man. One of the most swiftly moving and unified of Charles Dickens's great novels. Oliver Twist is a poor orphan boy cruelly treated in the public workhouse. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Called the greatest American novel, Huckleberry Finn follows a boy and a runaway slave as they make their way down the Mississippi.
In a world filled with con men and slaves, Huck and Jim have The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo Set in a richly rendered 15th century Paris, Victor Hugo's powerful drama focuses on a beautiful gypsy girl named Esmeralda, the two men including an obsessed and manipulative Though it was the last of his "Leatherstocking Tales" to be written, it actually serves as a prequel to those tales. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift A great satire, Gulliver's Travels is both a comic masterpiece and a scathing indictment of humankind. Over the years, this complex, very adult book has become, in abridged form, Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe The story focuses on the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters—both fellow slaves and slave owners—revolve Westward Ho!
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is the story of a respectable London doctor who ends up leading a dreadful double life - as a doctor, and as a cold-blooded murderer. This fascinating Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Comic book adaptation of the classic Miguel De Cervantes story about a quiet scholarly gentleman who let his imagination take over his life and resolved to seek adventure as noble knight Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Daniel Defoe has woven a fantastic tale of the adventures of Robinson Crusoe, a young lad form the City of York in England who yearns for the life of the sea.
His father wants Robinson to It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights, from the first Robin Hood The legend of Robin Hood has captured our imaginations for more then years. He's that trickster-like character, a roving outlaw and nobleman and is one of the most romanticized figures in English Literature Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Set in the year , between the cities of London and Paris, we are thrown into the turmoils of the time, where love, intrigue and self-sacrifice all lead up to the guillotine.
A Tale When Ishmael, a young adventurer, decides to join a whaling ship, he discovers that In , the third year of the French and Indian War, Hawkeye, a colonial scout, and his friends, Chingachkook, a chief of the Mohicans, and his son Uncas risk their lives to guide two English sisters through hostile territory While in prison he befriends the Abbe Faria Set at the time of the Norman Conquest, Ivanhoe returns from the Crusades to claim his inheritance and the love of Rowena and becomes involved in the struggle between Richard Coeur de Lion and his Norman brother John.
All for One, One for All! The classic tale of swordplay, mystery, and unbreakable friendship! Dumas's tale of swashbuckling and heroism follows the fortunes of d'Artagnan, a headstrong country boy who travels to Log In Sign Up. Classics Illustrated - Gilberton Company.
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