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Recommended adventure books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into adventure here are some adventure books from Italy for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


Pleasure by Gabriele D'Annunzio EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Putting the sex back in Pleasure, here is the first new English translation since the Victorian era of the great Italian masterpiece of sensuality and seduction Like Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray, Andrea Sperelli lives his life as a work of art, seeking beauty and flouting the rules of morality and social interaction along the way. In his aristocratic circles in Rome, he is a serial seducer. But there are two women who command his special regard: the beautiful young widow Elena, and the pure, virgin-like Maria. In Andrea’s pursuit of the exalted heights of extreme pleasure, he plays them against e... continue


The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
"The Adventures of Pinocchio is a book by Carlo Collodi, first published in 1883. It tells the story of a poor carpenter named Geppetto who creates a marionette called Pinocchio. A full of mischief boy who gets into trouble the moment he is created, having adventures along the way. He meets lots of characters; one of which is a fairy, who eventually turns Pinocchio into a real boy after he saves her life."