Boycotted, and Other Stories

By: Talbot Baines Reed
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Boycotted, and Other Stories" by Talbot Baines Reed is a captivating collection of youth fiction that delves into the intricacies of Victorian society. Through a series of compelling narratives, Reed explores themes of friendship, morality, and social justice, offering readers a glimpse into the lives of young protagonists navigating the challenges of adolescence. As a master storyteller of the Victorian era, Reed skillfully weaves together tales of adventure, camaraderie, and personal growth, capturing the imagination of readers of all ages. From the titular story "Boycotted," which confronts issues of prejudice and discrimination, to other tales that explore the bonds of friendship and the consequences of moral dilemmas, each story in the collection resonates with authenticity and depth. Through vivid characterizations and richly detailed settings, Reed transports readers to a bygone era, immersing them in the sights, sounds, and emotions of Victorian England. Whether following the exploits of schoolboys, young apprentices, or spirited adventurers, readers are drawn into a world where virtue triumphs over adversity and where the bonds of friendship endure against all odds. "Boycotted, and Other Stories" stands as a timeless testament to Talbot Baines Reed's talent as a writer and his enduring legacy in the realm of classic children's literature. With its engaging narratives and timeless themes, this collection continues to captivate and inspire readers around the world.

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Talbot Baines Reed

Talbot Baines Reed was an English author of boys' fiction who lived from April 3, 1852, to November 28, 1893. He created a type of school stories that lasted until the middle of the 20th century. The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's is one of his most well-known works. He often and regularly wrote for The Boy's Own Paper (B.O.P.). Most of his writing was first published there. Reed became a well-known typefounder through his family's business. He also wrote the standard work on the subject, History of the Old English Letter Foundries. John Reed was a colonel in Oliver Cromwell's army during the English Civil War. The Reed family came from him. Their home was in Maiden Newton, which is in the county of Dorset. They moved to London at the end of the 18th century. Andrew Reed (1787–1862), Talbot Reed's grandpa, was a minister in the Congregational Church and the founder of many charitable organizations, such as the London Orphan Asylum and a hospital for people who could not get better. He was also a well-known hymn writer. His "Spirit Divine, attend our prayers" can still be found in many hymnals today. Talbot Baines Reed grew up in a happy family where Charles Reed was very religious and thought that tough outdoor games were the best way to raise boys.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 216pages
  • ISBN-10: 936305036X
  • ISBN-13: 9789363050365
  • Item Weight: 280.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.1mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / Friendship