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The Black Arrow

Gelesen von Mark F. Smith

(4,624 Sterne; 197 Bewertungen)

In the unsettled years of England's War of the Roses, where a man stood on the issue of kingship could make his fortune... or end his life. Dick Shelton, a nobly-born lad, is on the cusp of manhood, and he is thrust bodily into this stew where allegiances shift under one's feet. Circumstances cause him to fall in with a gentlemaiden in boy's disguise. Until he learns of the deception, Dick is unaware that the young lady is an heiress whom his guardian Sir Daniel had kidnapped. And the introduction of an outlaw with a penchant for putting black arrows into the bodies of the men who had wronged him affords Dick a worrying hint - that Sir Daniel might have been the man that had murdered Dick's father! - Summary by Mark F. Smith (8 hr 54 min)

Chapters

Foreword & Prologue

37:03

Read by Mark F. Smith

1-1 At the Sign of the Sun in Kettley

19:38

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1-2 In the Fen

13:17

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1-3 The Fen Ferry

16:30

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1-4 A Greenwood Company

17:21

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1-5 "Bloody as the Hunter"

18:23

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1-6 To the Day's End

15:23

Read by Mark F. Smith

1-7 The Hooded Face

19:20

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2-1 Dick Asks Questions

18:55

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2-2 The Two Oaths

17:06

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2-3 The Room Over the Chapel

14:42

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2-4 The Passage

10:44

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2-5 How Dick Changed Sides

18:04

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3-1 The House by the Shore

15:15

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3-2 A Skirmish in the Dark

13:36

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3-3 St. Bride's Cross

7:12

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3-4 The Good Hope

18:27

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3-5 The Good Hope, continued

13:23

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3-6 The Good Hope, concluded

12:13

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4-1 The Den

16:40

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4-2 "In Mine Enemies' House"

20:31

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4-3 The Dead Spy

16:23

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4-4 In the Abbey Church

20:37

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4-5 Earl Risingham

8:10

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4-6 Arblaster Again

23:53

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5-1 The Shrill Trumpet

14:41

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5-2 The Battle of Shoreby

14:19

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5-3 The Battle of Shoreby, concluded

9:19

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5-4 The Sack of Shoreby

20:59

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5-5 Night in the Woods: Alicia Risingham

17:06

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5-6 Night in the Woods (concluded: Dick and Joan

20:16

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5-7 Dick's Revenge

9:01

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5-8 Conclusion

6:09

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Bewertungen

(5 Sterne)

I've had the great pleasure of listening to "The Black Arrow" read by Mark F. Smith. Mr Smith made the listening experience terrific, by his competence and expertise in reading both the narrative and the individual voice characterizations. At no time did he allow the reading to be about him -- his voice was the vehicle transporting the story to the listener without distraction. While I'm only recently a Librivox listener, I'd considered that I could read aloud as well as the other volunteers I'd heard, but after hearing Mr Smith's skill, I don't think I will volunteer after all. I'd prefer to simply find the stories he's read and bask in selfish enjoyment.

DO NOT PASS BYE!!!!!

(5 Sterne)

Wow. It was so good in so many ways and it was so intriguing. Love is apart of this story, but this was amazing any way. There is one girl that surprised me, and love ruined the character but all else was amazing. I highly recommend this book, love, violence, and all. Great read by Mark Smith (as usual), he’s one of the very best! Thank you to Mark Smith!!!

a war of the roses romp!!

(5 Sterne)

Mark Smith is an awesome reader and does a fabulous with this adventure story of a stupid teenager. Our dumb but brave hero wins his love and they live happily ever after. An historical romp through the Wars of the Roses!!

Great Book

(5 Sterne)

Love listening to books read by Mark Smith. He does a great job. I've read almost all Tobert Louis Stevenson's books now and have yet to be disappointed. I love getting immersed in the historical time periods and settings of his novels.

(4,5 Sterne)

mark did a great job as always. story was a bit hard to follow at first but has enough action to be interesting

(4 Sterne)

Good Story. As usual Mark is the master when it comes to adventure reading

Not one of Stevenson's best

(3 Sterne)

Probably reflects a turbulent period in English history

excellent book

(5 Sterne)

and awesome reading by Mr. smith THANK YOU.