G. A. Henty

Wulf the Saxon


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Wulf the Saxon is a classic George Henty tale of nobility, loyalty and courage set in 11th century Britain. It relates the adventures of Wul…

The Dragon and the Raven: Or The Days of King Alfred


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During the reign of King Alfred, Danish forces have invaded the English countryside. Although the English try to repulse these attacks, they…

The Cat of Bubastes


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G.A. Henty’s “tale of ancient Egypt” tells the story of Amuba, prince of the Rebu, who is taken captive when his people are conquered by the…

With Frederick The Great: A Story of the Seven Years' War


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Among the great wars of history there are few, if any, instances of so long and successfully sustained a struggle, against enormous odds, as…

Beric the Briton: a Story of the Roman Invasion


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My series of stories dealing with the wars of England would be altogether incomplete did it not include the period when the Romans were the …

One of the 28th - a Tale of Waterloo


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A tale of Victorian-style romance, maritime battles and even the penultimate Napoleonic battle - Waterloo. (Introduction by Mike Harris)

The Tiger of Mysore


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During the Indian war with Tippoo Saib, 15 year old Dick Holland and his mother set out from England to find and rescue his father, shipwrec…

At Agincourt - White Hoods of Paris


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The story begins in a grim feudal castle in Normandie. The times were troublous, and soon the king compelled Lady Margaret de Villeroy, with…

In Freedom's Cause


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Another stirring tale from the master of historical fiction set in the time of Robert Bruce and William Wallace and their struggle for Scotl…

Through Russian Snows


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There are few campaigns that, either in point of the immense scale upon which it was undertaken, the completeness of its failure, or the eno…

Saint George for England


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A tale written for children in 1885. It tells of a child of noble birth whose parents have fallen foul of the current royalty. He is placed …

By Pike and Dyke


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It is the 1570's, and the people of the Netherlands live in terror under the cruel dominion of Spain. Though many long to be free of Spanish…

Under Drake's Flag: A Tale Of The Spanish Main


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An exciting tale set on the high seas, in a period ruled by exploration, with the ever-present dangers of nature and the weather, together w…

Among Malay Pirates : a Tale of Adventure and Peril


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G. A . Henty was a prolific writer of historical fiction for young adults. In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates, hav…

Winning His Spurs: A Tale of the Crusades


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Set in the late twelfth century during the Third Crusade, the Norman Conquest having occured not much more than a hundred years ago, Winning…

The Young Carthaginian


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Typically, Henty's heroes are boys of pluck in troubled times, and this is no different. Detailed research is embellished with a vivid imagi…

With Clive in India


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With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of t…

St. Bartholomew's Eve


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Set in the days of the religious wars of Europe, St. Bartholomew's Eve is the tale of the Huguenot's desperate fight for freedom of worship …

On the Irrawaddy, A Story of the First Burmese War


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With the exception of the terrible retreat from Afghanistan, none of England's many little wars have been so fatal--in proportion to the num…

With Lee in Virginia


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Vincent Wingfield is the son of a wealthy Virginian planter. When the country goes to war, he enlists in the cavalry, and sees action under …

True to the Old Flag


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This book tells the story of the American war of Independence from the side of the British. The old flag mentioned in the title is the flag …

In the Reign of Terror: The Adventures of a Westminster Boy


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Like all Henty books, this one centers around a young English lad whose courtesy and courage win the day. Harry Sandwith travels to France t…

The Curse of Carne's Hold


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When Ronald Mervyn from Devonshire is falsely accused of murder he emigrates to South Africa. He takes part in the Kaffir war and during thi…

Colonel Thorndyke's Secret


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Intrigue, murder, highwaymen... A British soldier serving in India has stolen a diamond bracelet from a Hindu idol. The bracelet comes into …

Through the Fray


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Ned Sankey is a quick-tempered, strong-willed boy during the Luddite riots in Yorkshire. The happy times at the beginning of the story are s…

Bonnie Prince Charlie: a Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden


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This is a tale of the son of a Scottish officer, who gets arrested for helping a Jacobite agent. Set during the Jacobite rebellion in Scotl…

Captain Bayley's Heir: A Tale of the Gold Fields of California


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When young Frank is falsely accused of a crime, he leaves England to seek adventure in America. He joins a wagon train heading west to the C…

At the Point of the Bayonet: A Tale of the Mahratta War


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The story of the war in which the power of the great Mahratta confederacy was broken ended in the firm establishment of the British Empire t…

In the Irish Brigade: A Tale of War in Flanders and Spain


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In this adventure story by the novelist and war correspondent, G.A. Henty, Desmond Kennedy, a young Irishman flees political oppression and …

The Lion of Saint Mark: A Story of Venice in the Fourteenth Century


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"Of all the chapters of history, there are few more interesting or wonderful than that which tells the story of the rise and progress …

With Cortez in Mexico, or By Right of Conquest


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In perhaps the most audacious military enterprise in the history of human conquest, Cortez, with only a few hundred men, conquered a civili…

Short Story Collection Vol. 061


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LibriVox readers bring you 20 short works of fiction in the public domain. This collection includes stories by a variety of authors, includ…

Tales from the Works of G.A.Henty


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George Alfred Henty was an English newspaper correspondent who became a prolific author of, predominantly, adventure stories for boys. Most …