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Best Classic Adventure Books You Must Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Classic Adventure books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street (2014)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadWhat do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in common? Each is an example of how an iconic company was defined by a particular moment of fame or notoriety; these notable and fascinating accounts are as relevant today to understanding the intricacies of corporate life as they were when the events happened. Stories about Wall Street are infused with drama and adventure and reveal the machinations and volatile nature of the world of finance. Longtime…
Author(s): John Brooks

2. Adult Piano Adventures – Classics, Book 1: Symphony Themes, Opera Gems and Classical Favorites (2016)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). Adult Piano Adventures Classics Book 1 celebrates great masterworks of Western music, including symphony themes, opera gems, and classical favorites. The melodies of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and other master composers are arranged at just the right level for adult beginners and for those who are returning to the keyboard. Section 1 features piano arrangements with minimal hand position changes, and many selections include an optional duet part. Section 2 introduces the I, IV, and V7 chords in the key of C major, harmonizing themes such as Sibelius’s Finlandia, Schubert’s The Trout, and Mendelssohn’s Spring Song….
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

3. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (2019)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The story is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Tom dirties his clothes in a fight and is made to whitewash the fence the next day as punishment. He cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the privilege of doing his work. He then trades the treasures for Sunday School tickets which one normally receives for memorizing verses, redeeming them for a Bible, much to the…
Author(s): Mark Twain

4. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1994)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadReferring to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, H. L. Mencken noted that his discovery of this classic American novel was “the most stupendous event of my whole life”; Ernest Hemingway declared that “all modern American literature stems from this one book,” while T. S. Eliot called Huck “one of the permanent symbolic figures of fiction, not unworthy to take a place with Ulysses, Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan, Hamlet.”The novel’s preeminence derives from its wonderfully imaginative re-creation of boyhood adventures along the Mississippi River, its inspired characterization, the author’s…
Author(s): Mark Twain

5. The Adventures of a Nature Guide (Classic Reprint) (2018)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadExcerpt from The Adventures of a Nature GuideThe people of the United States have within the past generation created national parks, state parks, city parks, and made wild-life reservations, recognizing their higher values to people, for their uses in education, recreation, and hopefulness. I wish that every park had a nature guide and that every wild place might early become a park.There now are a number Of Cabinet positions, each with a secretary to control and direct its work. But is it not time to have a Directory of Parks and Recreation, something for all time and for all peo ple? Instead of one man directing this there…
Author(s): Enos A. Mills

6. Adult Piano Adventures Classics Book 2: Symphony Themes, Opera Gems and Classical Favorites (2017)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). In this inspiring collection, late-elementary to early-intermediate pianists will find appealing arrangements that advance skills while exploring masterworks of Western music. The famous orchestral, keyboard, and operatic repertoire here spans four periods of music history. In the Baroque & Classical section, discover the elegance of Bach, the beauty of Mozart and the passion of Beethoven. Through the pages of the Romantic & Impressionistic section, sample the lyricism of Chopin, the drama of Grieg, and the atmosphere of…
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

7. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Bantam Classics) (1984)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadIn 1862 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a shy Oxford mathematician with a stammer, created a story about a little girl tumbling down a rabbit hole. Thus began the immortal adventures of Alice, perhaps the most popular heroine in English literature. Countless scholars have tried to define the charm of the Alice books—with those wonderfully eccentric characters the Queen of Hearts, Tweedledum, and Tweedledee, the Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle, the Mad Hatter et al.—by proclaiming that they really comprise a satire on language, a political…
Author(s): Lewis Carroll

8. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Junior Classics for Young Readers) by Marck Twain (2010) Paperback (2010)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadJunior Classics have been adapted and illustrated with care and thought to introduce you to a worlds of famous authors, characters, ideas, and great stories that have been loved for generations. When Huck Finn and Jim run away from “civilized “life, they end up in some of the wildest adventures – as dark and unpredictable as the Mississippi River itself…. Fully illustrated and adapted. Ages 8 and up. Reading Level 3.4. #569,647 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #7073 in Coming of Age Fiction (Books) #35627 in Literary Fiction (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Marck Twain

9. FunTime Piano Classics: Level 3A-3B (1990)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). Drawing primarily from symphonic and operatic literature, this level exposes the piano student to the wealth of color and imagination of the classical literature. Contents include: Blue Danube Waltz by J. Strauss, Jr. * Overture to The Barber of Seville by Rossini * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (from the ballet The Nutcracker ) by Tchaikovsky * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Mozart * In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt Suite) by Grieg * Light Cavalry Overture by Suppe * Musetta’s Song (from the opera La Boheme ) * Theme from…
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

10. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Dover Thrift Editions) (1998)

 Best Classic Adventure Books You Must ReadWhether forming a pirate gang to search for buried treasure or spending a quiet time at home, sharing his medicine with Aunt Polly’s cat, the irrepressible Tom Sawyer evokes the world of boyhood in nineteenth century rural America. In this classic story, Mark Twain re-created a long-ago world of freshly whitewashed fences and Sunday school picnics into which sordid characters and violent incidents sometimes intruded. The tale powerfully appeals to both adult and young imaginations. Readers explore this memorable setting with a slyly humorous born storyteller as their guide. Tom and…
Author(s): Mark Twain

Best Classic Adventure Books You Must Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some classic adventure books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Adventures in Computer Science. From Classical Bits to Quantum Bits

Author(s): Vicente Moret-Bonillo
ID: 2157832, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Adventures in Computer Science : From Classical Bits to Quantum Bits

Author(s): Vicente Moret-Bonillo
ID: 2179339, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

James' French Adventure: In the Footsteps of Floyd, James's New Recipes for Classic French Dishes

Author(s): Martin, James
ID: 2720749, Publisher: Quadrille Publishing, Limited, Year: 2017, Size: 48 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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