Mayne Reid, The Headless Horseman
Virtual Entertainment, 2014
Series: World adventure classic books
The Headless Horseman is a story about an Irish adventurer and hero in the War with Mexico. This novel written in 1865 or 1866 and is based on the author's adventures in the United States. Vladimir Nabokov recalled The Headless Horseman as a favorite adventure novel of his childhood years: "which had given him a vision of the prairies and the great open spaces and the overarching sky."