The Best Adventure and Exploration Stories Ever Told
An exciting collection of dangerous adventures andgroundbreaking exploration, The Best Adventure and ExplorationStories Ever Told compiles the works of authors from all overthe world and from the very distant past to recent eras.Popular and well-known authors such as Herman Melville, JackLondon, Joseph Conrad, and Jules Verne are featured, as well asHomer's mythic tales and Iceland's mesmerizing sagas from the tenthand eleventh centuries. Nonfiction stories add a riveting,realistic aspect of adventure to the collection. These includeaccounts from Shackleton's polar expeditions; early Americanstories from the famed Lewis and Clark; spellbinding accounts ofMagellan's perilous expeditions to uncharted areas; and many moreno less exciting.The stories compiled in this priceless collection represent athousand years of adventure, expedition, danger, and discovery.They inspire as well as awe, and readers will find themselves withan urge to follow in these great adventurers' footsteps. Ancientand modern escapades placed side by side make this book perfect forall who crave the adrenaline of adventure and discovery. This titleis part of Skyhorse's respected The Best Stories series, each ofwhich is selectively edited and handcrafted to include only thebest stories from the best writers of the genre.