Best of Adventure, The, Volume 2—1913-1914

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Assembled from years three and four of its history, this collection brings together 20 of the best tales that appeared in Adventure, including rarely or never-before reprinted works by Talbot Mundy, Rafael Sabatini, Edgar Wallace, H.D. Couzens, J. Allan Dunn, George Washington Ogden, Stephen Chalmers and others.

These stories, by authors both familiar and forgotten to today's readers, represent historical and modern-set fiction (modern as in circa 1914) in all corners of the globe.

Selected and with an introduction by Doug Ellis.

Included are:

  • "For the Salt Which He Had Eaten" by Talbot Mundy
  • "The Word of Borgia" by Raphael Sabatini
  • "The Chang-Hwa Pearl" by H.D. Couzens
  • "The Getting of Boh Na-Ghee" by Gordon McCreagh
  • "The Black Violin" by Nevil G. Henshaw
  • "The Impulsiveness of Black Douglas" by Ralph Delamere Keefer and Stephen Chalmers
  • "The Taking of Peter Pan" by George Brydges Rodney
  • "The Sea-Wife's Challenge" by Henry Oyen
  • "Orders Gray" by Marion Polk Angellotti
  • "The Greenstone Mask" by Allan Dunn
  • "Paid" by W. Townend
  • "Clearing a Snarl" by Frederick William Wallace
  • "A Maker of Wars" by Edgar Wallace
  • "The Capture of Lone Bill" by Hapsburg Liebe
  • "Messire Richard" by Warwick Deeping
  • "Queen of the Species" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
  • "Safe or Out?" by Hugh S. Fullerton
  • "The Shanghaied Policeman" by S.B.H. Hurst
  • "Down the River" by G.W. Ogden


Sure to include something to appeal to every lover of adventure!

ADVENTURE, with its distinctive logo design, is a trademark (TM) of Argosy Communications, Inc. Used with permission.

Book Details

Title: Best of Adventure, The, Volume 2—1913-1914
Author: Doug Ellis (ed.)
Genre: Adventure
ISBN: 978-1-884449-13-0
Price: $34.95 US / Trade paperback /396 pp.
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