Adventure - Classics

Risk, danger, and excitement inform adventure fiction, which focuses on a particular challenge, quest, or journey which the protagonist, or hero, must undertake and successfully complete. Adventure fiction includes a villain or other antagonistic forces which the hero thwarts with wits and ingenuity, rather than violence.

Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

mtextbox
47 pages, updated Oct 25, 2006
28,897 reads votes 84 comments 16
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

LewisCarroll
12 parts / 32 pages, updated Aug 06, 2013Completed
"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" tells of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, a... read more
851,517 reads votes 3,990 comments 930
Great Expectations (1861)

Great Expectations (1861)

CharlesDickens
60 parts / 221 pages, updated Aug 02, 2013Completed
On Christmas Eve, around 1812, Pip, an orphan who is about six years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard while visiting the graves of his ... read more
903,222 reads votes 2,502 comments 377

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