By G. A. Henty
A coastal fishing lad, by way of an act of heroism, secures the curiosity of a ship-owner, who areas him as midshipman on board one among his ships. In corporation with of his fellows, Jack is left at the back of, at Alexandria, within the fingers of the revolted Egyptian troops, and is current during the bombardment and the scenes of rebellion and blood-shed which accompany it. His adventures proceed aboard the Wild Wave, once they meet one of many fiercest hurricanes enroute to Calcutta. Will Jack and his neighbors live to tell the tale?
Recorded via Seth Gould, copyright 2009, this can be the total and unabridged variation of Henty's A bankruptcy of Adventures. This audiobook is in prime quality MP3 CD structure and working time is five hours, 12 mins.
About Henty's Heroes:
Henty's tales often revolve round a fictional boy hero in the course of interesting and troubling classes of historical past. those diversity from old Egypt and the Punic Wars of Carthage and Rome, throughout to his modern-day with the sprint to Khartoum and With the Allies to Peking. Henty's Heroes struggle wars, overcome evil empires, sail the seas, become aware of land, prospect for gold, and plenty of different interesting adventures. The meet well-known personages like Sir William Wallace, Alfred the good, Napoleon, Hannibal, Moses, Robert E. Lee, Sir Francis Drake, and so on. His heroes are diligent, brave, clever, sincere, creative and devoted to their kingdom and reason within the face, every now and then, of significant peril, whereas additionally modest. His histories, relatively conflict debts, were well-known via historian students for his or her accuracy. Many readers have received a love of the learn of background via interpreting of Henty's Heroes. realizing the tradition of the period of time turns into moment nature whereas additionally evaluating and contrasting the society of varied eu and pagan cultures.
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A Chapter of Adventures Or, Through the Bombardment of Alexandria by G. A. Henty