Red Badge of Courage

Red Badge of Courage

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Henry Fleming dreams of the thrill of battle and performing heroic deeds in the American Civil War. But his illusions are shattered when he comes face to face with the bloodshed and horrors of war. Now he's a raw recruit, Henry experiences both fear and self-doubt. Will war make Henry a coward or a hero?A vivid fictionalised account of the experiences of an ordinary innocent young soldier on the battlefields of the American Civil War, introduced by American writer, illustrator and historian, Wendell Minor.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 127 x 175.26 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • Puffin Classics
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141327529
  • 9780141327525
  • 77,213

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'The Puffin Classics series is a perfect marriage of the old and the new. Enjoy some of the best books from the past and find out why and how they inspired some of the best writers of the present.' - Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4Kids
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About Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane (1871-1900), American novelist, poet, and short-story writer, best known for his novels Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (1893) and The Red Badge of Courage (1895) and the short stories "The Open Boat," "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," and "The Blue Hotel."
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75,572 ratings
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2 16% (12,462)
1 8% (6,062)
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