By G. A. Henty
A coastal fishing lad, by means of an act of heroism, secures the curiosity of a ship-owner, who locations him as midshipman on board one in every of his ships. In corporation with of his fellows, Jack is left in the back of, at Alexandria, within the palms of the revolted Egyptian troops, and is current during the bombardment and the scenes of insurrection and blood-shed which accompany it. His adventures proceed aboard the Wild Wave, after they meet one of many fiercest hurricanes enroute to Calcutta. Will Jack and his buddies continue to exist?
Recorded through Seth Gould, copyright 2009, this is often the total and unabridged variation of Henty's A bankruptcy of Adventures. This audiobook is in prime quality MP3 CD layout and working time is five hours, 12 mins.
About Henty's Heroes:
Henty's tales ordinarily revolve round a fictional boy hero in the course of attention-grabbing and troubling classes of background. those diversity from historic Egypt and the Punic Wars of Carthage and Rome, throughout to his trendy with the sprint to Khartoum and With the Allies to Peking. Henty's Heroes struggle wars, triumph over evil empires, sail the seas, realize land, prospect for gold, and lots of different intriguing adventures. The meet recognized personages like Sir William Wallace, Alfred the nice, Napoleon, Hannibal, Moses, Robert E. Lee, Sir Francis Drake, etc. His heroes are diligent, brave, clever, sincere, innovative and devoted to their state and reason within the face, now and then, of serious peril, whereas additionally modest. His histories, really conflict debts, were famous by means of historian students for his or her accuracy. Many readers have received a love of the research of historical past via examining of Henty's Heroes. realizing the tradition of the period of time turns into moment nature whereas additionally evaluating and contrasting the society of assorted ecu and pagan cultures.
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A Chapter of Adventures Or, Through the Bombardment of Alexandria by G. A. Henty