The Cornet of Horse: A Tale of Marlborough's Wars

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Echo Library, 2008 - Fiction - 208 pages
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An excellent story of Marlborough's wars. It is very exciting and interesting.

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My most favorite Henty. So exciting! Close runners-up: For the Temple In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy With Moore at Corunna: A Tale of the Pennisular War Read full review

About the author (2008)

G. A.Henty was born in 1832 and was filled with exciting adventure. He received his education at Westminster School, and he attended Cambridge University. Along with a rigorous course of study, Henty participated in boxing, wrestling, and rowing. The strenuous study and participation in sports prepared Henty to join the British army in Crimea, as a war correspondent witnessing Garbaldi fight in Italy. He was also present in Paris during the Franco-Prussian war, in Spain with the Carlists, at the opening of the Suez Canal, touring India with the Prince of Wales as well as a trip to the California gold fields. Henty wrote approximately 144 books, plus stories for magazines and was dubbed as "The Prince of Story-Tellers" and "The Boy's Own Historian." G. A. Henty died in 1902.

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