[MOBI] ✓ At Aboukir and Acre :A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt | by ☆ G.A. Henty #2020


  • Title: At Aboukir and Acre :A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt
  • Author: G.A. Henty
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Kindle Edition

  • At Aboukir and Acre :A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt By G.A. Henty The hero, having saved the life of the son of an Arab chief, is taken into the tribe, has a part in the battle of the Pyramids and the revolt at Cairo He is an eye witness of the famous naval battle of Aboukir, and later is in the hardest of the defense of Acre.
    G.A. Henty
    George Alfred Henty, better known as G.A Henty, began his storytelling career with his own children After dinner, he would spend and hour or two in telling them a story that would continue the next day Some stories took weeks A friend was present one day and watched the spell bound reaction of his children suggesting Henty write down his stories so others could enjoy them He did Henty wrote approximately 144 books in addition to stories for magazines and was known as The Prince of Story Tellers and The Boy s Own Historian One of Mr Henty s secretaries reported that he would quickly pace back and forth in his study dictating stories as fast as the secretary could record them.Henty s stories revolve around fictional boy heroes during fascinating periods of history His heroes are diligent, intelligent, and dedicated to their country and cause in the face, at times, of great peril Henty s heroes fight wars, sail the seas, discover land, conquer evil empires, prospect for gold, and a host of other exciting adventures Along the way, they meet famous personages In short, Henty s heroes live through tumultuous historic eras meeting leaders of that time Understanding the culture of the time period becomes second nature as well as comparing contrasting the society of various cultures.

    At Aboukir and Acre :A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt By G.A. Henty

    Commentaires:

    Debbie Phillips
    At Aboukir and Acre5 starsI liked this Henty book because I knew little about the topic of the story The French, lead by Napoleon, invade Egypt We love historical fiction and this is one of the better Henty s we have read The story starts out with a young English boy, Edgar, living in Alexandria, Egypt His father is a merchant, buying and selling and helping to repair damaged boats He saves a young Bedouin boy from a couple of lowlifes who were beating him up Edgar had been to England for 2 year [...]

    Linda
    This book was free through Project Gutenberg It is a historical account about the French invasion of Egypt told by an English boy who was fighting with the native warring tribes against the French Acre and Aboukir are the two battles discussed.

    Pat
    As always for Henty, lots of action, history, and an exemplary young hero I especially liked the background of Napoleon s Egyptian campaign, and plan to read on the subject.

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