Written By : G. A. Henty
Narrated By : Stuart Langton
Published By : Blackstone Audio Inc
Length : 8 hours
Type : Juvenile
Price : $32.95 $16.95
"Henty's books relentlessly preach the virtues of family loyalty, female modesty and
Harry Sandwith, a Westminster boy, becomes a resident at the chateau of a French marquis. After
various adventures he accompanies the family to Paris at the height of the French Revolution.
Imprisonment and death reduce their number, and Harry finds himself beset by perils with the three
young daughters of the house in his charge. After narrow escapes they reach Nantes. There the girls
are condemned to death in the coffin ships, but are saved by the unfailing courage of their young
George Alfred Henty (1832-1906) was born in Trumpington, England. He studied at Cambridge but left without his degree to serve in the Crimean War. After several failed attempts at careers, he decided in 1865 to become a writer, beginning as a correspondent for The Standard. He wrote his first boys' adventure, Out of the Pampas, in 1868, and its popularity spurred him to write some eighty more children's books.
Stuart Langton is an award-winning actor based in New York City. He works in theater, film, and TV and has narrated audiobooks for more than ten years.
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