The Black Arrow [NOOK Book]

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In fifteenth-century England, when his father's murderer is revealed to be his guardian, seventeen-year-old Richard Shelton joins the fellowship of the Black Arrow in avenging the death, rescuing the woman he loves, and participating in the struggle between the Yorks and Lancasters in the War of the Roses.
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Overview

In fifteenth-century England, when his father's murderer is revealed to be his guardian, seventeen-year-old Richard Shelton joins the fellowship of the Black Arrow in avenging the death, rescuing the woman he loves, and participating in the struggle between the Yorks and Lancasters in the War of the Roses.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013893054
  • Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 179 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Couldn't put it down

    A great read! A wonderful adventure story. Fans of "Treasure Island" will certainly love this book. Also, I read this on my nook and contrary to what other reviewers had to say, I had no problem with the format. Reviewers, please do not comment solely on the format without thinking of the quality of the story. Many readers rely on reviews and would miss out on a great story because of reviews from people who did not end up reading the book. If there is a problem with the format take it up with your provider, don't give a good book and bad name!

    12 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2001

    A Stevenson Treasure

    Before I read The Black Arrow, the only Stevenson stories that I had read were Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jeykll and Mr. Hyde. When I read this story, I found a Stevenson story that pulled me into a world that was quite different from the worlds of Stevenson that I had entered before. The Black Arrow is an interesting story that combines several themes in a twisting but not confusing plot. I also enjoyed the rich desciption of the settings and battles. However, some of the language is often hard to follow since many of the words Stevenson used are unused in today's speech. But the engrossing plot kept me engaged as long as I took the time to read slightly slower and not skip over such words as 'churlish.' But overall, this was a great book and I would recommend it to anyone who has read any of Stevenson's stories.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 16, 2011

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    POOR SCAN

    Choose this book version with the cover picture instead. This version is unreadable.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 24, 2011

    Don't bother.

    Don't bother downloading this book as it is unreadable. Besides the misscans, my Nook kept getting stuck. It won't go past some pages even if you shut off your Nook and restart it. The parts I did get to read were fairly interesting.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 26, 2011

    Very bad typography

    A great book but almost unreadable: missing words and letters, strange symbols, reversed pages, etc. Buy the optimized version with terrific Wyeth illustrations.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2011

    poor

    i am sure the book must be good, but I found it unreadable due to poor scanning.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 4, 2009

    Poor ebook formatting

    I don't actually know whether the book is good or not. The ebook is formatted very poorly for online reading - no paragraph breaks, no chapter headings, justified text, and illustration captions mixed into the story. I found it impossible to read. I usually enjoy old historical fiction - but not this book in this format.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 15, 2009

    Unreadable version, look elsewhere

    This edition was scanned by Google, and the OCR turned into an ebook. Unfortunately, Google doesn't need to concern itself with little subtleties like paragraphs for its search engine. Unless you want to read Robert Louis Stevenson channeled by James Joyce, you're much better off viewing the Google Books PDF edition, or any edition from Project Gutenberg (http://www.pgdp.net) or other public domain ebook sites (http://www.mobileread.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=132, http://www.munseys.com/, etc.) I'm not sure if anyone else has a free eReader format book, though.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2003

    The Black Arrow is a great book, I recomend it to all

    The Black Arrow is my favorite book of all time, it's a little hard to get into from the begining but you quickly catch-on. I find it amazing that the main character time after time ends up in a trap and yet somehow allways gets out with his life!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2014

    nyancat(the fires rper)

    Ok?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2014

    Serenity

    Here

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2014

    Reece

    K

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2014

    Don't worry, I wont tell.....

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2014

    The Black Arrow


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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2013

    Isabel

    Ok. Im wating for you

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  • Posted August 30, 2013

    Recommended to those who like reading Shakespeare

    While I appreciate the story being told, understanding the language of 15th century England poses a challenge. I'm drawn back to my studies of Shakespeare. Wouldst that this missive been more easily readable.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2013

    Freshkit

    Wished that there was a medicine cat to train him to be a med cat

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2013

    Less than zero stars...

    Total jibberish due to a million typos!!!
    Unreadable jumbled mess of characters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2013

    Harley...i need help

    This book loks good but does it have innapropiate scens? Like sex ans kissing

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    Neverrr

    Neevvverr

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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