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A Chapter Of Adventures

  [english | 1890]  

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Summary: [A Chapter Of Adventures Classic Reprint by G A Henty. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE George Alfred Henty was born near Cambridge in 1832 and educated at Vestminster School and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge. He volunteered for service in the Crimean Var and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career. He served as war correspondent of the Standard during the Austro-Italian campaign of ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 265

A Final Reckoning

  [english | 1887]  

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Summary: [An exciting adventure of outlaws in the early days of the Australian gold rush when fortunes were made and stolen and when bush rangers and natives constituted a real and formidable danger to the settlers. All boys will read this story with eager and unflagging interest. The episodes are in Mr. Hentys very best vein--graphic exciting realistic and as in all Mr. Hentys books the tendency is to the ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 272

A Knight Of The White Cross

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Summary: [A Knight Of The White Cross by G A Henty. Orders were given to the rowers to quicken their pace and in little over an hour they were alongside the hull. As soon as the vessels were close enough for those on the poop of the galley to look down on to the deck of the other craft it was seen that Ralph s suppositions were correct. Two bodies lay stretched upon it. One was crushed under the fallen ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 28

A March On London

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Summary: [A March On London by G A Henty. An excerpt And what do you think of it all good Father Tis a difficult question my son and I am glad that it is one that wiser heads than mine will have to solve. But they don t seem to try to solve it things get worse and worse. The king is but a lad no older than myself and he is in the hands of others. It seems to me a sin and a shame that things should go on as ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 396

Among Malay Pirates

  [english | 1905]  

G Henty


Summary: [Blessed few typos. Malay story plot ok but writing stilted. The several short stories following are better done.]
Genres: [nautical | adventure | pirate talesDownloads: 133

Among Malay Pirates A Tale Of Adventure And Peril

  [english | 1905]  

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Summary: [In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates have a couple of tales of India a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California and finish off escaping from captivity in China.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 467

At Agincourt

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Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 233

At The Point Of The Bayonet

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Summary: [fast racy account of India in 18th century !]
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Bears And Dacoites A Tale Of The Ghauts

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G Henty


Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 318

Beric The Briton

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Excerpts: [... three minutes returned with several rings and bracelets. You could have a score for every one of these, he said they are of no value to ...... mile after mile of the silent river, he had been impressed with the enormous difficulty there would be in penetrating the pathless morasses, extending ...... Suetonius but I will endeavour to utilize their strength in our service, and not to ...]
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Bonnie Prince Charlie

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Summary: [Bonnie Prince Charlie by G A Henty. It was a dull evening in the month of September 1728. The apprentices had closed and barred the shutters and the day s work was over. Supper was laid in the long room over the shop the viands were on the table and round it were standing Bailie Anderson and his wife his foreman John Gillespie and his two apprentices.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 327

Both Sides The Border

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Excerpts: [... That was a bad business, Uncle and I trust that no such misfortune as that will befall us, this time. I hope not, indeed, Oswald. It ...... and through by the spears. Those who, by swiftness of eye, escaped this fate, sprung at the horses like wildcats, clinging to the saddles, while ...... the band from Ludlow formed part, under two of Earl Talbot's knights, to retain possession ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 140

By Conduct And Courage

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Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 202

By England Aid Or The Freeing Of The Netherlands 1585 1604

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Excerpts: [... forwards, pouring in their broadsides. The height and size of the Spanish ships were against them and being to leeward they heeled over directly they ...... between nine and ten thousand worn out men, reached Spain, and of the survivors a large proportion afterwards died from the effects of the sufferings ...... you as your servant as you ride along. At the next town you come to ...]
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By Pike And Dyke A Tale Of The Rise Of The Dutch Republic

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Excerpts: [... said. I have been stopped four or five times, and questioned and made game of, by German soldiers posted at the ends of the streets the quarter ...... down on the ground to wait for daylight. The night was cold, and a fine rain was falling. Ned got up from time to time and walked about to keep himself ...... and executions. The first Ned called upon was, like Von Bost, a cloth ...]
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Captain Bayley Heir

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Summary: [George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist special correspondent and Imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871) The Young Buglers (1880) With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 328

Condemned As A Nihilist

  [english | 1893]  

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Summary: [There are few difficulties that cannot be surmounted by patience resolution and pluck and great as are the obstacles that nature and the Russian government oppose to an escape from the prisons of Siberia such evasions have occasionally been successfully carried out and that under far less advantageous circumstances than those under which the hero of this story undertook the venture.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | juvenileDownloads: 414

Facing Death

  [english | 1883]  

G Henty


Summary: [The power of darkness.--The first distiller.--The fruits of enlightenment.--The live corpse.--The light shines in the darkness.--The root of all evil.--The wisdom of children.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 220

For Name And Fame

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Summary: [The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Two: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time (1973) is an anthology edited by Ben Bova. It honors works published prior to the institution of the Nebula Awards in 1965. Twenty-two novellas first published between 1895 and 1961 were selected by the Science Fiction Writers of America as part of the same voting process that established the contents ...]
Genres: [adventure | history | fiction and literatureDownloads: 401

For The Temple

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Excerpts: [... leader was strengthened by his calmness, and readiness of decision. Is the bag of arrowheads heavy, Jonas? It is as much as the boy, ...... the generous terms that were offered but that, the day being the Sabbath, nothing could be concluded, without an infringement of the law, until ...... but somehow it never seemed to me, before, that John and I could have any subject on which ...]
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