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The Lonely Island

By: R.M. Ballantyne
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Lonely Island," a fictional work by R.M. Ballantyne, takes readers on an exhilarating journey to an isolated and mysterious island. The story follows a group of young protagonists who find themselves marooned on this remote landmass, cut off from the rest of civilization. As the characters explore the island, they encounter captivating landscapes, unique flora and fauna, and hidden secrets waiting to be unraveled. The island's isolation brings both challenges and opportunities for the characters as they strive to survive, adapt, and possibly find a way back home. Throughout the narrative, Ballantyne weaves themes of adventure, discovery, and the resilience of the human spirit. The characters face various obstacles and conflicts, testing their courage, resourcefulness, and friendship. They may encounter hostile forces or discover unexpected allies in their quest for survival and escape. With R.M. Ballantyne's characteristic storytelling style, "The Lonely Island" offers an engaging and exciting tale that captivates readers of all ages.

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R.M. Ballantyne

R. M. Ballantyne was a Scottish writer of young adult literature who produced more than a hundred books between 24 April 1825 and 8 February 1894. He was also a skilled artist; some of his watercolors were on display at the Royal Scottish Academy. The ninth of ten children and youngest son of Alexander Thomson Ballantyne (1776-1847) and his wife Anne, Ballantyne was born in Edinburgh on April 24, 1825. (1786-1855). Robert's uncle James Ballantyne (1772-1833) was Sir Walter Scott's printer, and Alexander worked as a newspaper editor and printer in the family business "Ballantyne & Co" based at Paul's Works on the Canongate. The family is documented to have resided at 20 Fettes Row in Edinburgh's northern New Town in 1832-1833. The Ballantyne printing company collapsed the next year with debts of £130,000 as a result of a UK-wide banking crisis, which caused a decrease in the family's finances. Ballantyne moved to Canada at the age of 16 and worked for the Hudson's Bay Company for five years. He traveled by canoe and sleigh to the regions that are now the provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec to trade with the local First Nations and Native Americans for furs; these experiences served as the inspiration for his book The Young Fur Traders.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 232 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9359392898
  • ISBN-13: 9789359392899
  • Item Weight: 278.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / Classics,History / General