FOR NAME AND FAME Or Through Afghan Passes

By: G.A. Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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"For Name and Fame" is a captivating historical adventure novel written by G. A. Henty, a prolific British author known for his engaging tales set in various historical periods. This story follows the protagonist, Cyril, a young English nobleman, during the 16th century at the height of the Ottoman Empire's expansion. As the novel unfolds and Cyril finds himself embroiled in a series of thrilling escapades that test his courage, loyalty, and also resilience. Captured by the Turks and taken as a slave, he faces the daunting challenges of navigating a foreign and hostile world. However, with determination and intelligence, Cyril manages to escape his captors and other one seeks to return to his homeland. Throughout his perilous journey and Cyril encounters a diverse cast of characters, and also experiences various cultures, and witness’s epic battles. He befriends allies and faces formidable adversaries, showcasing his mettle as a true hero. As the plot develops, Cyril becomes entangled in high-stakes diplomatic missions and also daring escapades that shape his character and leave a lasting impact on his life. G. A. Henty masterfully weaves historical accuracy with thrilling fictional elements and also transporting readers to the heart of the 16th-century Mediterranean world.

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G.A. Henty

English author and war correspondent George Alfred Henty lived from 8 December 1832 to 16 November 1902. He is most well-known for his historical fiction and adventure books, including The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883), and In Freedom's Cause (1883). (1885). He was a British journalist who served as G. A. Henty's war correspondent. He was raised in Cambridge and finished his education there at Gonville and Caius College. He continued to cover important wars that followed, such as the Italian and Austro-Italian Wars. He wrote 122 books, most of which were geared toward young readers. He also wrote non-fiction, adult fiction, and short tales. In Henty's stories, the main character is a boy or young man who is going through a challenging situation. His characters are consistently low-key, astute, courageous, truthful, and resourceful with a lot of "pluck." The date was put at the bottom of the title page of each of Henty's 122 historical fiction works in their first printings. All his books were published in the UK before those in the United States. The only Henty novel to be published in America prior to the UK book was in the Hands of the Cave-Dwellers from 1900.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 206Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359395994
  • ISBN-13:9789359395999
  • Item Weight: 309g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.6mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General