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


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(4.6 stars; 41 reviews)

Like all Henty books, this one centers around a young English lad whose courtesy and courage win the day. Harry Sandwith travels to France to serve a French Marquis, despite the rumblings of a revolution. Follow along to benefit from a wholesome story full of historical facts in good, old Henty fashion. (Introduction by Jenn Raimundo) (7 hr 35 min)

Chapters

Preface 1:02 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 1 A Journey to France 28:28 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 2 A Mad Dog 26:01 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 3 The Demon Wolf 27:34 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 4 The Clouds Gather 22:48 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 5 The Outburst 26:32 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 6 An Anxious Time 31:18 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 7 The 2d of September 26:26 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 8 Marie Arrested 29:07 Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick
Chapter 9 Robespierre 27:44 Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick
Chapter 10 Free 43:15 Read by Ryan Cherrick
Chapter 11 Marie and Victor 36:00 Read by Ryan Cherrick
Chapter 12 Nantes 29:20 Read by Ryan Cherrick
Chapter 13 In the Hands of the Reds 36:19 Read by Ryan Cherrick
Chapter 14 The Noyades 29:19 Read by J L Raimundo
Chapter 15 England 34:11 Read by Ryan Cherrick

Reviews

Good story

(4 stars)

Somewhat spoiled by halting delivry of male reader

(3.5 stars)

Henty struggled a bit on this one, but it is well worth reading. When Harry and the girls were attempting to escape Paris I kept waiting for the Scarlet Pimpernel to appear and help.

Great book!!!

(5 stars)

This has been my favorite GA Henty book so far!