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Janet McLaren The Faithful Nurse

By: William Henry Giles Kingston
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Janet McLaren: The Faithful Nurse" by William Henry Giles Kingston is an enthralling tale set in the Victorian era, blending elements of historical fiction, romance, and adventure. At its heart, the novel revolves around Janet McLaren, a dedicated nurse whose unwavering loyalty, courage, and compassion shine amidst the tumult of war and medical drama. As Janet navigates the challenges of her profession during wartime, she exemplifies resilience and duty, driven by her sense of humanitarianism and duty to those in need. Through her experiences, readers witness the bravery and sacrifices of female protagonists in British literature, highlighting the often-overlooked contributions of women in history. Against the backdrop of war-torn landscapes, Janet's story unfolds with gripping intensity, intertwining themes of love and duty as she faces the trials and tribulations of her profession. Kingston's vivid prose transports readers to another time, immersing them in the rich tapestry of Victorian society and the complexities of human relationships. With its captivating narrative and strong female protagonist, "Janet McLaren: The Faithful Nurse" stands as a testament to the enduring power of compassion and resilience in the face of adversity, making it a timeless classic of historical fiction and British literature.

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William Henry Giles Kingston

William Henry Giles Kingston, also known as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure stories. William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London, on February 28, 1814. He was Lucy Henry Kingston's eldest son, and he married Frances Sophia Rooke, the daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, a Court of Common Pleas Judge. Kingston's paternal grandfather, John Kingston (1736-1820), was a Member of Parliament who fought for the abolition of slavery while owning a plantation in Demerara. His father Lucy established a wine business in Oporto, and Kingston spent several years there, making regular trips to England and establishing a lifelong love of the water. He attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and then joined his father's wine business, but he quickly developed a passion for writing. His newspaper writings about Portugal were translated into Portuguese, and he aided in the signing of the commercial pact with Portugal in 1842, when Donna Maria da Gloria bestowed upon him an order of Portuguese knighthood and a pension. His debut novel, The Circassian Chief, was released in 1844. While still living in Oporto, he published The Prime Minister, a historical book partially based on the life of Sebastiao Jose de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, and Lusitanian Sketches, a travelogue of Portugal.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 66 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362204053
  • ISBN-13: 9789362204059
  • Item Weight: 99g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 4.13mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Literary