The Black Arrow
Set in England during the Wars of the Roses, this swashbuckling historical novel tells of a young man betrayed by his brutal guardian and forced to seek the help of a mysterious society. Brimming with action, adventure, suspense, and romance, it is a classic portrait of England during one of its... show more
Set in England during the Wars of the Roses, this swashbuckling historical novel tells of a young man betrayed by his brutal guardian and forced to seek the help of a mysterious society. Brimming with action, adventure, suspense, and romance, it is a classic portrait of England during one of its most tumultuous eras.
Publish date: November 9th 2001
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 240
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 ...
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson 2.5 of 5 Stars Synopsis We follow the adventures of Dick/Richard Shelton during the War of the Roses, the war between the Houses of York and Lancaster in Merry Old England. My Thoughts I first saw this children's classic on some list of "Classics to read". My...
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...
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