King Of Ranleigh A School Story

By: F. S. Brereton
Published By: Double9 Books
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"King of Ranleigh: A School Story" by F. S. Brereton is a classic boys' fiction novel that immerses readers in the thrilling world of English public school life. Set in a prestigious boarding school, the story follows the adventures of a schoolboy protagonist as he navigates the challenges of friendship, sportsmanship, and leadership. Brereton, a renowned British author, expertly captures the essence of camaraderie and rivalry among the students, weaving a tale of honor and coming-of-age against the backdrop of competitive sports and academic pursuits. As the protagonist rises to become the King of Ranleigh, he must confront both external adversaries and internal struggles, testing his resolve and character. Through daring escapades and heartfelt moments of friendship, the novel explores themes of loyalty, integrity, and the transformative power of leadership. With its vivid portrayal of English public school traditions and its focus on the journey of self-discovery, "King of Ranleigh" stands as a timeless testament to the enduring appeal of school stories and the universal experiences of adolescence.

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F. S. Brereton

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Sadleir Brereton, CBE (5 August 1872 - 12 August 1957), also known as Captain Brereton, was a British Army medical officer and author of children's novels about heroic actions performed on behalf of the British Empire. Brereton joined the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) as a surgeon-lieutenant on January 29, 1896, and was promoted to captain on January 29, 1899. During the Second Boer War, he served as a medical officer in the Scots Guards. He retired from his commission on November 22, 1902, following the conclusion of the South African War. Brereton returned to the RAMC during World War I, earning the rank of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel. In 1919, he was named Commander of the Portuguese Order of Aviz and CBE. Brereton married Ethel Lamb in 1898, and Isobel Murdoch in 1953.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 224pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362769883
  • ISBN-13: 9789362769886
  • Item Weight: 291.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.6mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Thrillers / General