The Black Arrow
Pages no: 242
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
This old-fashioned yarn from Robert Louis Stevenson takes place in the 15th century during the War of the Roses and deals with Richard Shelton, ward of Sir Daniel Brackley, and his eventual search for revenge for his father's death and for the young lady with whom he is in love. The language is not ...
Siendo Stevenson mi escritor favorito, es imposible que me decepcione la lectura de uno de sus libros. Una novela histórica, que se enmarca en la Edad Media, EXCELENTE.
I'm pretty sure my dad read this book to me while I was lying on what seemed like my death bed, during the summer before my freshman year in college. I had a serious case of mono and was flat on my back for about 6 weeks. Whatever, I have a vague recollection of having been read the book, so I wante...
In the midst of the Wars of the Roses, a young man discovers that his guardian had a hand in his father's death. Presumably, he swears vengeance and joins the resistance hiding in the forest. This is a likable, engaging book, and the action is excitingly told and immediately had me hooked. I'm ju...
Finally!! After weeks and weeks of reading this book I am finally done! The Black Arrow simply has to be the dullest book I have ever read! Masquerading as a swashbuckling novel of merely a couple of hundred pages, I found it to be slow in language, contrived in style, pathetic in characterisation, ...