MY DEAR LADS,
In my preface to the Lion of the North I expressed
a hope that I might some day be able to continue the
history of the Thirty Years’ War. The
deaths of Gustavus and his grea...
G. A. Henty once described himself as "a fierce and truculent Briton, ready to defy the whole world." It was an exaggerated yet appropriate description, given Henty's character and appearance. He was ...
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