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Hearts of Three

4.05  ·  Rating Details ·  959 Ratings  ·  31 Reviews
Francis Morgan, a wealthy heir of industrialist and Wall Street maven Richard Henry Morgan, is a jaded young New Yorker. When his father's business partner Thomas Regan suggests that Francis take a holiday in Central America, ostensibly to search for the treasure of the Morgans' legendary ancestor, Francis thinks it's a splendid idea. But he never suspects what adventures ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Gloria Mundi (first published 1911)
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- I might be biased, because this book is one of those spell-binding gems that stole my heart when I was a kid
- Who doesn't like a tale of adventure and treasure seeking? This book right here has it all, including secret passages, deadly traps, old map... Indiana Jones, eat your heart out
- London writes great women. Considering that the novel was published in 1911 both Leoncia and the Lady Who Dreams feel modern, and there is practically no sexism so typical in literature of that period. His her
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Классный приключенческий роман.
Очень живое и интересное повествование, непохожее на другие романы Джека Лондона. Прочитав аннотацию, понимаю почему.
Раньше я смотрела фильм, очень его люблю, но (как обычно бывает) книга превосходит по качеству описания природы, а также мыслей и рассуждений главных героев. Причем концовка в книге намного длиннее и полна событиями, которых я не помню в фильме.
Рекомендую к прочтению всем любителям приключений, загадок и тайн индейцев майа, а также поклонникам романт
Gela Tevzadze
May 28, 2007 Gela Tevzadze rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: occlassics
One of the best adventure novels I've ever read! Got acquainted with it sometime in early teens, and the favorable impression still persists... Can not say for sure whether re-reading will improve or even maintain this perception, but definitely a great reading for formative years.
Anya Levkovich
Aug 10, 2012 Anya Levkovich rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book as a kid.. While I read it in Russian. Loved it even more now as an adult in its original language!
The story got away from the author at points but the enthusiasm and romance never falters. Not especially 'kewl' for today's readers but I was immersed.

Yulia Ovsyannikova
my own happy end.
Jan 03, 2010 Marko rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
For once, London was not writing about Alaska.
Jul 22, 2015 Victoria rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
'Hearts of Three' by Jack London is an adventure story that contains almost everything you need for a great adventure story: treasure, high-minded protagonists, beautiful woman, Indigenous people with their rituals, devious antagonists, triumph of justice, etc. Although I put only two stars for this book, I'd like to mention that it does not mean that I did not like the book, beacuse according to Goodreads rating system two stars mean the book was ok. So, yes, this book was just ok.
To my mind,
Една от любимите ми приключенчески книги. В нея има всичко необходимо за страхотен филм - търсене на съкровище, загадъчно племе, любов, битки, обрати... Ако киното беше на днешното ниво по времето на Джек Лондон, със сигурност щяха да я филмират със съответните специални ефекти в 3D, след което щеше да оглави боксофиса. Изключително добре написана и разтоварваща история.
Classical adventure story, containing all parts you need for it: treasure-seeking, love triangle, noble protagonists, beautiful women, indigenous people with their rituals, exotic places, triumph of justice.
3 stars because I'm obviously too old for these adventure stories, right time for this would have been over 20 years ago.
Jan 29, 2011 Heather rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
Jack London's novelization of an early series of adventure screenplays. Nonstop action of the ridiculous and debonair kind (and somewhat racist in that written-by-a-white-guy-in-1916 way). Indiana Jones owes a debt to the Messrs. Morgan. I feel like I should have worked a lot of exclamation points into this review.
Oct 13, 2014 Katya rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great book! Really enjoyed reading it, which was a surprise for me. At first, I thought it was going to be boring, but after reading 3 chapters I could not stop reading. It was such an interesting and fun book to read that I feel like I want to read it again soon.
Mar 27, 2012 Vrani_Volosa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Доста по-различно от това,което досега съм чела на Лондон, но и той сам си го казва. Изключително интересна книга, има малко мелодрама, но нещата са представени по възможно най-добрия начин, самия превод също мн ми допадна, точно в негов стил. Препоръчвам.
Jan 13, 2014 Alisu' rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
“Cînd adîncimile albastre se zbat şi gem înfiorate
Si-a mării spumă vînturată ne este-n faţă azvîrlită,
Alături de catargul mare nepăsători stăm spate-n spate
Si stăpînind ca şi doi demoni, întreaga hoardă razvrătită.”
Сhristie ♥
Три зірочки лише тому, що я вже виросла з таких книжок. Підлітково-романтичних. Та все ж отримала велике задоволення від перекладу та видання українською мовою. Тішуся, що вона є на моїй книжковій полиці.
May 24, 2016 Laura marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Для Джека Лондона очень слабовато. Мыльная опера, родство главных героев угадывалось.
Santa Shakya
Jan 09, 2016 Santa Shakya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Олександра Рижкова
Мама знає, що дати почитати дитині)))
Aug 11, 2011 Ludmirska rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Favourite childhood book! time to read again!
Ru Shutnick
Sep 09, 2011 Ru Shutnick rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very exciting
Jul 03, 2014 Maryna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
upretentios good story.
Dec 30, 2009 Gabssy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great adventure!!!
Žiga Pavlič
Apr 03, 2013 Žiga Pavlič rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Ekon Pastelo
Mar 04, 2015 Ekon Pastelo rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Interesting, brethtaking. A must read for young adolescents
Mar 16, 2011 Borys rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kids, teens, adults who want some adventure
Fine book if you'd like just to sit back and relax a bit. You deeply immersed in the strange world of adventure, romance, and treasure hunting -- time will fly ;) So, be warned!
Dana Yakovenko
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Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, social-activist and short-story writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survival. At his peak, he was the highest paid and the most popular of all living writers. Because of early financial difficulties, he was largely self educated past grammar school.

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