The Last of the Mohicans
Publish date: January 1st 2010
Publisher: Magic Wagon
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
Series: The Leatherstocking Tales (#2)
I decided to pick up this "classic" after I finished reading William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic -- an excellent history of the Cooper family.William Cooper (James Fenimore Cooper's father) was one of those rogues who, after many New York State ...
I would have liked this book a lot better if I had read it when I was about 13. It is basically a buddy action movie set during the French and Indian War, which I would have totally grooved on, because that was exactly the sort of story I was into back then, and because I grew up in Northern New Yor...
It really isn't quite my kind of the thing but it is an interesting read. It's littered with things that show a lot about the world it was written in and the life on the frontier. The women seem to be there to be rescued and honestly I preferred the film rather than the story. If I had read it wh...
OK, let's start with what I enjoyed about this classic - great story and wonderful characters. In this book you really get a good mental picture of Hawkeye, the scout, and Uncas, the last purebred Mohican chief. You fall in love with Cora's heroism and you detest Magua as a treacherous villain. Now,...
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