These two books belong, of course, to famous series of children's books: the mysteries of the Hardy Boys
and Nancy Drew.
While in the past Bas has based series on the Hardy Boys
mysteries and Moby-Dick, here his inspirations seem more atomized: The works recall illustrations from early twentieth-century boy's adventure stories, shot through with allusions to Dennis Cooper, the pre-Raphaelites, and other literary and art-historical sources.
Woolley, curator of the Natural History Museum's mineral collection, and square-as-a-Rubik-cube-factory classical guitarist, John Williams, most of my heroes were fictional: the Hardy Boys
, a couple of Bagginses, or the Cyclops from the Warlock of Firetop Mountain.
The second installment in Mabel Maney's 007-and-a-half-series has Jane masquerading as twin bro James, whose career of "boozing, bullets, and broads" has finally caught up with him, to infiltrate a men only spy convention in Las Vegas, Haney has a gift For serving up queer sensibility cloaked as snappy '60s idiom and for propelling plot with a narrative style reminiscent of Nancy Drew and the Hardy boys
Bayport Village is named after the fictitious town written about in the Leslie McFarlane Hardy Boys
The i700G has a 3,240,000-pixel CCD, so the photos these hardy boys
will be able to take will be very decent, maxing out at 2,048 x 1,536 dots, and there's a 3x optical zoom for close-ups.
The professor teaching Western Terrorism Literature 1970-2002 might open with the observation that the works of the period have their roots in The Hardy Boys
adventure stories--The Sinister Signpost, The Secret Warning, While the Clock Ticked, Mystery of the Desert Giant.
You ever read Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys
, The Babysitters Club or SweetValley High.
He is a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Pokeman, airplanes, Hardy Boys
books, and of course, Disney World.
Imagine my horror then when it finally dawned on me some years later that I wasn't able to see such critically-acclaimed classics as the BMX Bandits, the Goonies and the Hardy Boys
in my home town
His life possessed an epic quality, of a particularly boyish, American sort, as if Homer had written The Hardy Boys
For most of this century, the Hardy Boys
and Nancy Drew have been role models for millions of youths all over the world, providing a thoroughly wholesome example for boys and girls.