34 relations: Adventure fiction, Alexandre Dumas, Beau Geste, Co-respondent, Deptford, Devon, Emilio Salgari, Emma Orczy, England, Europe, Frank Yerby, Frederick Marryat, French Foreign Legion, French North Africa, G. A. Henty, H. Rider Haggard, Indian Education Service, Jules Verne, Lawrence Schoonover, Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin), Moroccan Goumier, North Africa, R. M. Ballantyne, Rafael Sabatini, Samuel Shellabarger, South Hams, South London, St Catherine's College, Oxford, Torcross, United Kingdom, Walter Scott, Wren & Martin, 101st Grenadiers, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays).
Adventure fiction is a genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline.
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Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer.
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Beau Geste is a 1924 adventure novel by P. C. Wren.
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In English law, a co-respondent is, in general, a respondent to a petition, or other legal proceeding, along with another or others, or a person called upon to answer in some other way.
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Deptford is an area of South-East London, England.
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Devon (archaically known as Devonshire) is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
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Emilio Salgari (but often erroneously pronounced; 21 August 1862 – 25 April 1911) was an Italian writer of action adventure swashbucklers and a pioneer of science fiction.
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Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orci (23 September 1865 – 12 November 1947) was a Hungarian-born British novelist, playwright, and artist of noble origin.
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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.
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Frank Garvin Yerby (–) was an African-American historical novelist.
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Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 17929 August 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story.
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The French Foreign Legion (Légion Etrangère, L.É.) is a military service Wing of the French Army established in 1831, unique because it was created for foreign nationals willing to serve in the French Armed Forces.
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French North Africa was a collection of territories in North Africa controlled by France and centering on French Algeria.
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George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent.
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) — known as H. Rider Haggard — was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre.
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The Indian Education Service (IES) formed part of the British Raj from 1896 to 1924, when overseas recruitment ceased.
Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.
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Lawrence Schoonover (1906–1980) was an American novelist.
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In the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Dublin, Bachelors of Arts with Honours of these universities are promoted to the degree of Master of Arts or Master in Arts (MA) on application after six or seven years' seniority as members of the university (including years as an undergraduate).
Moroccan Goumiers were soldiers who served in auxiliary units attached to the French Army of Africa, between 1908 and 1956.
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North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of Africa.
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Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books.
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Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.
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Samuel Shellabarger (1888–1954) was an American educator and author of both scholarly works and best-selling historical novels.
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South Hams is a local government district on the south coast of Devon, England, with its headquarters in the town of Totnes.
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South London is the southern part of London, England.
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St Catherine's College (often called St Catz or Catz) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Torcross is a village in the South Hams district of Devon in England.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.
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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.
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Wren & Martin refers to a single book High School English Grammar and Composition or collectively, a series of English grammar textbooks written jointly by P. C. Wren and H. Martin.
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The 101st Grenadiers was a regiment of the British Indian Army.
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The 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 by King James II.