The Lily and the Cross A Tale of Acadia

By: James De Mille
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Lily and the Cross: A Tale of Acadia" by James De Mille is a poignant and riveting historical novel that delves into the tumultuous period of Acadia's history. Set against the backdrop of the Acadian expulsion by the British in the 18th century, the novel weaves a captivating tale of love, loss, resilience, and the enduring spirit of the Acadian people. James De Mille, a gifted storyteller, brings to life the rich tapestry of Acadia's past with his meticulous research and compelling narrative style. Through the eyes of the characters, readers are transported to a time of upheaval and hardship, where faith, courage, and hope shine amidst the darkness of war and displacement. As the story unfolds, the reader follows the journey of individuals bound by love and loyalty, facing insurmountable challenges as they strive to preserve their heritage and identity in the face of adversity. De Mille's evocative prose and vivid descriptions paint a vivid picture of a lost era, allowing readers to experience the triumphs and tragedies of the Acadian people firsthand. "The Lily and the Cross: A Tale of Acadia" is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the enduring power of love in the face of unimaginable hardship.

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James De Mille

Professor and writer James De Mille (1833–1880) was a Canadian known for both his scholarly contributions and his fiction writings. He was educated at Acadia University and Brown University in the United States after being born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. De Mille's area of expertise was teaching English literature and classics. Even though he was a successful writer. De Mille struggled with money throughout his life. In addition to being a writer, he was a professor and teacher at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. James De Mille tragically passed away unexpectedly in 1880 at the age of 47, ending his life. But even after his passing, people read and enjoyed his writings, leaving a lasting literary impact.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 174pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363054977
  • ISBN-13: 9789363054974
  • Item Weight: 226.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.93mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical