The King's Jackal

By: Richard Harding Davis
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The King's Jackal" by Richard Harding Davis is an exhilarating adventure novel immersed in the intricate world of espionage, diplomacy, and international politics. Set against the backdrop of a captivating European setting, Davis intricately weaves a tale of intrigue and romance that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. As the protagonist navigates the dangerous world of espionage as a skilled spy, readers are drawn into a thrilling narrative filled with twists and turns. Amidst the backdrop of nobility and aristocracy, secrets are revealed, alliances are formed, and betrayals abound, making for a gripping thriller that unfolds with relentless suspense. Davis masterfully blends elements of romance with high-stakes espionage, creating a genre-defying novel that appeals to fans of adventure and intrigue. With its captivating storyline and richly developed characters, "The King's Jackal" is a testament to Davis's skill as a storyteller, offering readers an immersive experience into the clandestine world of secret agents and international politics.

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Richard Harding Davis

Richard Harding Davis was an American journalist, fiction and drama writer who is best remembered for becoming the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American War, the Second Boer War, and WWI. His writing considerably helped Theodore Roosevelt's political career. He also played a significant effect in the evolution of American magazines. His impact extended to the world of fashion, and he is credited with popularizing the clean-shaven style among males at the start of the twentieth century. Davis was born April 18, 1864, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother, Rebecca Harding Davis, was a well-known writer in her day. His father, Lemuel Clarke Davis, was a journalist who edited the Philadelphia Public Ledger. Davis attended Episcopal Academy when he was a young man. After an unsatisfactory year at Swarthmore College, Davis relocated to Lehigh University, where his uncle, H. Wilson Harding, was a professor. Davis' first book, a collection of short stories titled The Adventures of My Freshman (1884), was published while he was at Lehigh. Many of the tales had previously appeared in the student magazine, the Lehigh Burr. Davis attended Johns Hopkins University after transferring in 1885.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 72pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362767163
  • ISBN-13: 9789362767165
  • Item Weight: 93.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.46mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure