Books The Adventurers by Harold Robbins Hardcover, 712 pages, Textstream, List Price: $39.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe AdventurersAuthorHarold Robbins Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Adventurers PG-13: Risky Reads A Literary Sex Education In Mumbai January 7, 2013 Harold Robbins' 1966 novel The Adventurers featured the lethal and stunning man of mystery, Dax. Author Manil Suri writes that Robbins' novel was his first glimpse into an adult world. What was your first "adult" novel? Tell us in the comments.