G. A. Henty

G. A. Henty

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902), was a prolific English novelist, special correspondent and imperialist. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include Out on the Pampas (1871), The Young Buglers (1880), With Clive in India (1884) and Wulf the Saxon (1895). G.A. Henty was born in Trumpington, near Cambridge. He was a sickly child who had to spend long periods in bed. During his frequent illnesses he became an avid reader and developed a wide range of interests which he carried into adulthood. He attended Westminster School, London and later Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he was a keen sportsman. He left the university early without completing his degree to volunteer for the Army Hospital Commissariat when the Crimean War began. He was sent to the Crimea and while there he witnessed the appalling conditions under which the British soldier had to fight.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134901938
  • 9786134901932