When London Burned
by G. A. Henty
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2005
This is a good old-fashioned adventure story. The author uses the adventures of an engaging intelligent hero to give a detailed and fascinating picture of London at the time of the Great Fire and an outbreak of the black plague.
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This story is full of adventure and is written in a style that kids will read comfortably. The author of the book covers everything from Egyptian architecture, family life, methods of warfare, government, and geography to religion.
by G. A. Henty - Project Gutenberg
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