The Master of the Shell

By: Talbot Baines Reed
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Master of the Shell" by Talbot Baines Reed is a captivating children's literature classic that unfolds as a thrilling school story set in a British boarding school. Through a riveting adventure, Reed navigates the complexities of friendship, honor, and loyalty in a coming-of-age tale filled with intrigue and secrets. Set within the hallowed halls of the boarding school, the narrative follows the character development of its young protagonists as they grapple with moral dilemmas and navigate the challenges of adolescence. Reed skillfully weaves together themes of friendship and loyalty, instilling important moral lessons that resonate with readers of all ages. As the plot unfolds, secrets are uncovered, and the characters are drawn deeper into a web of intrigue, testing their resolve and forging bonds of camaraderie. Against the backdrop of British literature, Reed paints a vivid portrait of school life, capturing the essence of youth and the timeless journey of self-discovery. Through its engaging narrative and rich character development, "The Master of the Shell" stands as a timeless testament to the power of friendship, honor, and the enduring lessons learned on the path to adulthood.

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Talbot Baines Reed

Talbot Baines Reed was an English author of boys' fiction who lived from April 3, 1852, to November 28, 1893. He created a type of school stories that lasted until the middle of the 20th century. The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's is one of his most well-known works. He often and regularly wrote for The Boy's Own Paper (B.O.P.). Most of his writing was first published there. Reed became a well-known typefounder through his family's business. He also wrote the standard work on the subject, History of the Old English Letter Foundries. John Reed was a colonel in Oliver Cromwell's army during the English Civil War. The Reed family came from him. Their home was in Maiden Newton, which is in the county of Dorset. They moved to London at the end of the 18th century. Andrew Reed (1787–1862), Talbot Reed's grandpa, was a minister in the Congregational Church and the founder of many charitable organizations, such as the London Orphan Asylum and a hospital for people who could not get better. He was also a well-known hymn writer. His "Spirit Divine, attend our prayers" can still be found in many hymnals today. Talbot Baines Reed grew up in a happy family where Charles Reed was very religious and thought that tough outdoor games were the best way to raise boys.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 260pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363052931
  • ISBN-13: 9789363052932
  • Item Weight: 338g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14.5mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Thrillers / General