The Railway Children, E. Nesbit

Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis were just ordinary suburban children, living comfortably in a modern villa with their lovely parents. They always had everything they needed, and their parents always take care of them well.Then, one night, two men came to their house. After a heated conversation with their father…

The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #6), Carolyn Keene

One-Sentence Summary: A bottle of perfume which reluctantly being sold to Bess leads to the adventure of capturing a counterfeit syndicate.When waiting for the train to return to River Heights, Nancy is contemplating their encounter with the mysterious woman in the Oriental perfume shop. She still feels suspicious with…

Moby-Dick, Herman Melville

One-Sentence Summary: Ishmael joins the adventure of hunting whales but almost lost his own life due to Captain Ahab's obsession of hunting the white whale (Moby Dick) which he had lost his leg to it. "Call me Ishmael." The narrator introduces himself as Ishmael. He recalls his life…