On The Pampas; Or, The Young Settlers

By: G.A. Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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"On the Pampas" is an adventurous historical novel written by G. A. Henty, a prolific British author known for his captivating tales for young readers. This story follows the thrilling journey one of the young Harry and also his father, who set out on an expedition to Argentina during the mid-19th century. Accompanied by a group of settlers, the duo embarks on a perilous voyage to start a new life in the fertile lands of South America. As they traverse the vast and untamed Pampas, they encounter various challenges, including clashes with hostile indigenous tribes and encounters with ferocious wildlife. Throughout the narrative, Harry displays remarkable courage and resourcefulness, proving himself as a valuable asset to the expedition. He befriends the local native boy, Inti, and together, they face numerous adventures while exploring the fascinating landscape and customs of the region. Henty's expert storytelling weaves together themes of friendship, bravery, and exploration, while incorporating historical accuracy and vivid descriptions of the South American wilderness. As the settlers strive to establish their colony and face various trials, Harry emerges as a true hero, embodying the qualities of a young pioneer.

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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: 196Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359396079
  • ISBN-13:9789359396071
  • Item Weight: 294g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.1mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General