In the Days of Drake

In the Days of Drake

by Joseph Smith Fletcher

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In the whole history of the English people there is no period so absolutely heroic, so full of enthralling interest, as that in which the might of England made itself apparent by land and sea—the period which saw good Queen Bess mistress of English hearts and Englishmen and sovereign of the great beginnings which have come to such a magnificent fruition under Victoria.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012254085
Publisher: Platinum Editions
Publication date: 02/18/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 507 KB

About the Author

Joseph Smith Fletcher (7 February 1863 - 30 January 1935) was a
British journalist and writer. He wrote about 200 books on a wide
variety of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction. He was one of
the leading writers of detective fiction in the "Golden Age".
Fletcher was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, son of a clergyman.
He was educated at Silcoates School in Wakefield. After some study
of law, he became a journalist. His first books published were
poetry, and he then moved on to write numerous works of both
historical fiction and history, many dealing with Yorkshire. He was
made a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 1914 he wrote his
first detective novel and went on to write over a hundred, latterly
featuring private investigator, Ronald Camberwell.

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