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The Tiger Of Mysore: A Story Of The War With Tippoo Saib

By: G.A. Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Tiger of Mysore: A Story of the War with Tippoo Saib" is a historical fiction novel written by G.A. Henty. The story is set in the late 18th century and follows the adventures of a young British boy named Dick Holland. Dick Holland is sent to India to live with his uncle, a British army officer stationed in Madras. As he travels to his uncle's station, he meets a number of interesting characters and experiences various challenges, including a run-in with a dangerous tiger. Once he arrives at his uncle's station, he becomes involved in the conflict between the British and Tippoo Saib, the ruler of the kingdom of Mysore. Now, how will he handle this conflict? The story depicts the battles between the British forces and Tippoo Saib's army, as well as the political intrigue and betrayals that occur on both sides. Throughout the novel, Henty provides historical context and details about the war with Tippoo Saib, as well as insights into the culture and customs of India at the time.

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G.A. Henty

English author and war correspondent George Alfred Henty lived from 8 December 1832 to 16 November 1902. He is most well-known for his historical fiction and adventure books, including The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883), and In Freedom's Cause (1883). (1885). He was a British journalist who served as G. A. Henty's war correspondent. He was raised in Cambridge and finished his education there at Gonville and Caius College. He continued to cover important wars that followed, such as the Italian and Austro-Italian Wars. He wrote 122 books, most of which were geared toward young readers. He also wrote non-fiction, adult fiction, and short tales. In Henty's stories, the main character is a boy or young man who is going through a challenging situation. His characters are consistently low-key, astute, courageous, truthful, and resourceful with a lot of "pluck." The date was put at the bottom of the title page of each of Henty's 122 historical fiction works in their first printings.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 306 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357488812
  • ISBN-13: 9789357488815
  • Item Weight: 367.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 17 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General,Fiction / Fantasy / Historical,Fiction / General