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Beric the Briton - a book by Henty, George Alfred

Beric the Briton

Beric the Briton( )
Author: Henty, G. A.
ISBN:978-0-615-83619-5
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Homeschool Reprints
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $13.75
Book Description:

*** Warning: This book contains overtly racist passages. The rest of the story has value, but use caution when letting children read it on their own. ***Beric the Briton is a book by the prolific British author, George Alfred (G. A.) Henty. It tells of the adventures of a leader of a tribe of Britons known as the Iceni. He resists Roman rule but is defeated by Rome's strong, well-trained military. Beric travels to Rome and after many adventures there, makes his way back home to Britain.

Book Details
Pages:388
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.97 Inches
Book Weight:1.45 Pounds
Author Biography
Henty, George Alfred (Author)
G. A.Henty was born in 1832 and was filled with exciting adventure. He received his education at Westminster School, and he attended Cambridge University. Along with a rigorous course of study, Henty participated in boxing, wrestling, and rowing.

The strenuous study and participation in sports prepared Henty to join the British army in Crimea, as a war correspondent witnessing Garbaldi fight in Italy. He was also present in Paris during the Franco-Prussian war, in Spain with the Carlists, at the opening of the Suez Canal, touring India with the Prince of Wales as well as a trip to the California gold fields.

Henty wrote approximately 144 books, plus stories for magazines and was dubbed as "The Prince of Story-Tellers" and "The Boy's Own Historian."

G. A. Henty died in 1902.

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