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G. A. Henty

For Name and Fame

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For Name and Fame is written by G. A. Henty. "Not only a rousing story, replete with all the varied forms of excitement of a campaign, but, what is still more useful, an account of a territory and its inhabitants which must for a long time possess a supreme interest for Englishmen, as being the key to our Indian Empire."

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The Dash for Khartoum

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The Dash for Khartoum is written by G. A. Henty. Mr. Henty is dealing with quite modern history in telling the story of the attempt to relieve Gordon at Khartoum, but better material for his pen he could scarcely have found throughout the annals of warfare. He does it every justice and produces a book containing solid information as well as a fictional interest which carries the reader with it to the end.

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Condemned as a Nihilist

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Condemned as a Nihilist is written by G. A. Henty. There are few difficulties that cannot be surmounted by patience, resolution, and pluck, and great as are the obstacles that nature and the Russian government oppose to an escape from the prisons of Siberia, such evasions have occasionally been successfully carried out, and that under far less advantageous circumstances than those under which the hero of this story undertook the venture.

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A Chapter of Adventures

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A Chapter of Adventures is written by G. A. Henty. A coast fishing lad, by an act of heroism, secures the interest of a shipowner who places him as an apprentice on board one of his ships. In company with two of his fellow apprentices he is left behind, at Alexandria, in the hands of the revolted Egyptian troops, and is present through the bombardment and the scenes of riot and bloodshed which accompanied it.

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Colonel Thorndyke's Secret

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Colonel Thorndyke's Secret is written by G. A. Henty. The plot of the story hinges upon the possession of a valuable bracelet of diamonds, stolen from a Hindoo idol by a British soldier in India. This bracelet falls into the possession of Colonel Thorndyke, who, shortly afterward, is sent home to England because of his wounds.

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Jack Archer

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Jack Archer is written by G. A. Henty. On arriving at Portsmouth, Major Archer took up his quarters at the famous George Inn, and, leaving their luggage there, was soon on his way down to the Hard. Half a century had gone by since Portsmouth had exhibited such a scene of life and bustle.

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At the Point of the Bayonet

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The story of the war in which the power of the great Mahratta confederacy was broken is one of the most stirring pages of the campaigns which, begun by Clive, ended in the firm establishment of our great empire in the Indian Peninsula.

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The Young Buglers

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The Young Buglers, A Tale of the Peninsular War is a book by British author G.A. Henty. It was published by Blackie and Son Ltd, London. It tells of the Peninsula War through the eyes of two orphaned brothers, Tom and Peter Scudamore.

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A Final Reckoning

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An exciting adventure of outlaws in the early days of the Australian gold rush, when fortunes were made and stolen, and when bush rangers and natives constituted a real and formidable danger to the settlers. "All boys will read this story with eager and unflagging interest.

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Beric the Briton

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The invasion of Britain by the Roman legionaries is the setting for this story. Beric, a boy-chief of a British tribe, takes a prominent part in the insurrection against Rome under Boadicea.These efforts are useless against the might Roman army. For a short time, Beric and his companions.

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