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With Moore At Corunna

By: G.A. Henty
Published By: Double9 Books
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With Moore at Corunna' is a historical fiction novel written by G. A. Henty. Set against the backdrop of the Peninsular War (1808-1814), the book follows the adventures of a young British officer named Terence O'Connor. As the war rages on, Terence finds himself serving under General Sir John Moore, a brilliant but ill-fated commander. The story takes readers through the intense battles, grueling marches, and personal struggles faced by the soldiers on the front lines. Terence's journey is marked by acts of bravery, loyalty, and camaraderie as he fights alongside his fellow soldiers against the French forces led by Napoleon Bonaparte. The story not only showcases the military tactics and strategies employed during the war but also explores the impact of war on individuals and the sacrifices they make for their country. The novel is a thrilling tale of courage and resilience, capturing the essence of the Peninsular War and providing a captivating read for history enthusiasts and fans of adventure fiction alike.

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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: 298 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358591676
  • ISBN-13: 9789358591675
  • Item Weight: 357.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 16.5 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical,Fiction / Action & Adventure,Fiction / Fantasy / General