Essential Novelists - R.M. Ballantyne: self-reliance and moral uprightness

Essential Novelists - R.M. Ballantyne: self-reliance and moral uprightness

by August Nemo, Emma Orczy

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Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of R.M. Ballantyne which are The  Coral Island  and   The Norsemen in the West.   R.M. Ballantyne is chiefly famous for his adventure story The Coral Island (1858). This and all of Ballantyne's stories were written from personal experience. The heroes of his books are models of self-reliance and moral uprightness. Snowflakes and Sunbeams; or, The Young Fur Traders (1856) is a boys' adventure story based on Ballantyne's experiences with the Hudson's Bay Company. Annoyed by a geography-related mistake he had made in The Coral Island, he afterward traveled widely to research the backgrounds of his stories. Novels selected for this book: - The Coral Island - The Norsemen in the West. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788577772414
Publisher: Tacet Books
Publication date: 06/03/2019
Series: Essential Novelists , #82
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 349
File size: 586 KB
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. He was also an accomplished artist, and exhibited some of his water-colours at the Royal Scottish Academy

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