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Recommended adventure books (4)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into adventure here are some adventure books from India for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
Anappara creates an endearing and highly engaging narrator to navigate us through the dark underbelly of modern India' Observer We children are not just stories. We live. Come and see. Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality cop shows, thinks he's smarter than his friend Pari (even though she always gets top marks) and considers himself to be a better boss than Faiz (even though Faiz is the one with a job). When a boy at school goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up from episodes of Police Patrol to find him. With Pari and Faiz by his side, Jai ventures i... continue

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Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
This is the first book in a trilogy on Shiva, the simple man whose karma re-cast his as our Mahadev, the God of Gods.

3.

Man-Eaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the "public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for b... continue

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The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Asia / India flag India
Description:
Rudyard Kipling’s best-loved book is now the basis for the Netflix film Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Freida Pinto, and Rohan Chand A Penguin Classic The story of Mowgli, a man-cub who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of Central India, is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. As he embarks on a series of thrilling escapades, Mowgli encounters such unforgettable creatures as the bear Baloo, the graceful black panther Bagheera, and Shere Khan, the tiger with blazing eyes. Other animal stories range from the dramatic b... continue