On The Irrawaddy

By: G.A.Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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The English pursued three expensive wars against the Burmese Empire during the nineteenth century. The costly conflicts ended the existence of about 15,000 English and Indian soldiers. When the last war ended in 1885, Extraordinary England controlled all of northeastern India and Burma. In this book, a young man named Stanley becomes involved in the events surrounding the First Burmese Conflict. Join Stanley as he finds his fortune during a furious time in G. A. Henty's On the Irrawaddy: An Account of the Principal Burmese Conflicts. Set in mid-nineteenth-century India and Burma, this book incorporates geological, authentic, and logical references to aid the advanced reader.

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Publisher Language: English

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G.A. Henty was a prolific English novelist born on 8 December 1832 near Cambridge. In his childhood facing the health issues, he was almost confined to bed so, he developed a good hobby of reading books. For his education he joined Westminster School London and Cambridge University. He had good interest in sports also. In 1853, Crimea war broke out, by the time he decided to join the British army and he went Crimea as war correspondent. After the Crimean War he resigned the army and began article writing for standard newspaper. As a special correspondent, he covered, Austro- Italian war, British Punitive Expedition Abyssinia, the Prussian War, Turco- Serbian War and Opening of the Suez Canal. Throughout his life he supports British Empire. He wrote his first children's book, Out On The Pampas in 1868. With children's book, he wrote fiction, non-fiction novel and short stories but he is best historical adventurous story writer. He was died in 1902. His notable works include-The March of Magdala, The Bravest of the Brave, In the Reign of Terror, The Dragon and The Raven, For the Temple, Under Drake's Flag and In Freedoms Cause, At Agincourt etc.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 275 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356566496
  • ISBN-13: 9789356566491
  • Item Weight: 330g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 15.3 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical, Fiction / War & Military