Robert Louis Stevenson Combo Volume 1

Robert Louis Stevenson Combo Volume 1 : The Black Arrow, Kidnapped, the Master of Ballantrae (Robert Louis Stevenson Masterpiece Collection)

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On a certain afternoon, in the late springtime, the bell upon Tunstall Moat House was heard ringing at an unaccustomed hour. Far and near, in the forest and in the fields along the river, people began to desert their labours and hurry towards the sound; and in Tunstall hamlet a group of poor countryfolk stood wondering at the summons. Tunstall hamlet at that period, in the reign of old King Henry VI., wore much the same appearance as it wears to-day. A score or so of houses, heavily framed with oak, stood scattered in a long green valley ascending from the river. At the foot, the road crossed a bridge, and mounting on the other side, disappeared into the fringes of the forest on its way to the Moat House, and further forth to Holywood Abbey. Half-way up the village, the church stood among yews. On every side the slopes were crowned and the view bounded by the green elms and greening oak-trees of the forest.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 14.99mm | 748.42g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507634447
  • 9781507634448