By: Frederick Whishaw
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Mazeppa" by Frederick Whishaw is a thrilling historical adventure, falling within the genre of romantic literature. Set against the backdrop of 17th-century Europe, the novel follows the legendary tale of Ivan Mazeppa, a nobleman who finds himself entangled in a web of political intrigue, betrayal, and forbidden love. Whishaw's narrative transports readers to a tumultuous era marked by warfare, power struggles, and shifting alliances. Through vivid prose and meticulous research, the author brings to life the rich tapestry of historical events and characters, capturing the essence of a bygone era with striking authenticity. At the heart of the story lies the captivating figure of Mazeppa, whose journey from privilege to peril serves as a metaphor for the human spirit's resilience in the face of adversity. As Mazeppa navigates the treacherous landscape of court politics and military campaigns, he grapples with questions of honor, loyalty, and destiny, ultimately emerging as a symbol of courage and defiance. "Mazeppa" is more than a historical epic; it is a timeless tale of love and redemption, exploring the enduring themes of sacrifice, redemption, and the indomitable human spirit.

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Frederick Whishaw

Frederick James Whishaw, a British novelist, historian, poet, and musician, was born in the Russian Empire. Between 1884 and 1914, he authored almost forty books of children's fiction, making him a well-known novelist of the time. He was a prolific historical author, with many of his books set in Czarist Russia, and his "schoolboy" and adventure serials were published in numerous boys' periodicals of the time. Several of them were published as full-length novels, including Gubbins Minor and Some Other Fellows (1897), The Boys of Brierley Grange (1906), and The Competitors: A Tale of Upton House School (1906). Frederick James Whishaw was born on March 14, 1854, in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire, to English-born parents Bernard Whishaw of Cheltenham and Isabel Maria Cattley; he was the eighth child. His family had lived in the Russian Empire since the 18th century. Eight weeks after his birth, his parents returned to Great Britain and settled in Paignton, Devon, where Whishaw spent the most of his youth. He attended Leamington College before moving on to Uppingham, where he excelled as a tenor and athlete. He was also well-known among his classmates for the food boxes he often got from Russia.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 184pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363059359
  • ISBN-13: 9789363059351
  • Item Weight: 239.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.4mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure