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Henty Sampler #1

Ten Historical Novels by G. A. Henty in a Single File

Henty Sampler #1( )
Author: Henty, G. A.
ISBN:978-1-102-75168-7
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Seltzer Books
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $.95
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This file includes: Among Malay Pirates: a Tales of Adventure and Peril; At Aboukir and Acre: a Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt; At Agincourt; At the Point of the Bayonet: a Tale of the Mahratta War; Beric the Briton: a Story of the Roman Invasion; Bonnie Prince Charlie: a Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden; Both Sides of the Border: a Tale of Hotspur and Glendower; Boy Knight: a Tale of the Crusades; Bravest of the Brave, or With Peterborough in Spain; and By Conduct and Courage....
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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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