St. George For England

By: G.A.Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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The tale of a nobleman brought up by foster parents who, thanks to his courage, honesty, martial prowess, and brilliance, ascends to the pinnacle of English nobility. The story begins in November 1330 with Walter's widowed noble mother, Lady Alice, seeking safety in London with her 3-year-old son, Walter, who is the heir to two seized noble estates. She passes away shortly after, and Walter is raised by her nurse and her husband, bow maker Giles Fletcher, becoming a strong and imposing young man. covering the battles of Cressy and Poitiers as well as the English wars in France during the reign of Edward III. The story, later on, carried forward with the capacity of earning which he rapidly acquired the use of arms, and became a formidable opponent. A haberdasher's head was badly cut by a blow with a club from Walter Fletcher. Some day, Master Geoffrey, I mean to follow the army, said Walter.

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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: 252 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357277153
  • ISBN-13: 9789357277150
  • Item Weight: 302.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure