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The Man In Black An Historical Novel Of The Days Of Queen Anne

By: G. P. R. James
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Man In Black" by G. P. R. James immerses readers in the rich tapestry of 18th-century England during the reign of Queen Anne, blending historical accuracy with captivating storytelling. Set against the backdrop of political intrigue and court life, the novel delves into the tumultuous period of the Jacobite rebellion, where espionage and power struggles abound. At its core, "The Man In Black" is a historical novel that intertwines romance and adventure within the aristocratic circles of England. Through meticulous attention to historical accuracy, James paints a vivid portrait of the era's nobility and their intricate machinations for influence and control. Amidst the backdrop of political turmoil, the protagonist navigates a complex web of loyalties and betrayals, embarking on a thrilling journey of espionage and danger. Romance blooms amidst the chaos, adding depth and emotion to the narrative. Through James's masterful storytelling, readers are transported to a time of upheaval and uncertainty, where the fate of nations hangs in the balance. "The Man In Black" is a compelling exploration of love, loyalty, and the enduring struggle for power in the corridors of 18th-century England's elite.

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G. P. R. James

George Payne Rainsford James, a London-born novelist and historian, was born on August 9, 1799, and died on June 9, 1860. He served as the British Consul for a long time in a number of locations across the continent and in the United States. During the final years of William IV's reign, he was the honorary British Historiographer Royal. In 1799, George Payne Rainsford James was born in London's Hanover Square on St. George Street. His father was a doctor who had been in the navy and had fought alongside Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights in America during the Revolutionary War. James went to the Putney school run by Reverend William Carmalt. He became passionate in learning new languages, such as Arabic, Persian, Greek, and Latin. When he was younger, he also studied medicine, but his preferences took him in a different way. His father, who had served in the navy himself, opposed his desire to enlist, which ultimately led to him being able to enlist in the army. James was injured in a minor battle after the Battle of Waterloo and remained in the army for a brief period of time during the Hundred Days as a lieutenant.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 364 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363059987
  • ISBN-13: 9789363059986
  • Item Weight: 473.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 20.1mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General