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The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient EgyptThe Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt
by G. A. Henty - Blackie & Son ltd. , 1889
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.
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The Lion of the NorthThe Lion of the North
by G. A. Henty - ManyBooks , 1886
An attempt to interest British youth in the great deeds of the Scotch Brigade in the wars of Gustavus Adolphus. Mackay, Hepburn, and Munro live again in Mr. Henty's pages, as those whose disciplined bands formed the germ of the modern British army.
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The Lost HeirThe Lost Heir
by G. A. Henty - Project Gutenberg , 2011
A child, the heir to the fortune of a wealthy Indian Army officer, disappears. The general has died leaving a will in favor of the child, but, in the case of the child's death, of the rogue, Sanderson who poses as John Simcoe.
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With Frederick the GreatWith Frederick the Great
by G. A. Henty - Project Gutenberg , 2006
Historical novel, set in Prussia and elsewhere in Europe in the middle of the 18th century. Among the great wars of history there are few, if any, instances of so long sustained a struggle, against enormous odds, as that of the Seven Years' War.
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The Lion of Saint MarkThe Lion of Saint Mark
by G. A. Henty - ManyBooks , 1889
Of all the chapters of history, there are few more interesting or wonderful than that which tells the story of the rise and progress of Venice. Built upon a few sandy islands in a shallow lagoon, Venice became one of the greatest powers of Europe.
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Through Russian SnowsThrough Russian Snows
by G. A. Henty - Charles Scribner's Sons , 1902
There are few campaigns that, either in point of the immense scale upon which it was undertaken, the completeness of its failure, or the enormous loss of life entailed, appeal to the imagination in so great a degree as that of Napoleon against Russia.
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When London BurnedWhen London Burned
by G. A. Henty - 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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Bonnie Prince CharlieBonnie Prince Charlie
by G. A. Henty - Project Gutenberg , 2004
Bonnie Prince Charlie was the exiled Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The Jacobite movement tried to restore the family to the throne. This book is a dramatized version of actual historical battles and events.
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