The Children of the New Forest – Captain Marryat

The Children of the New Forest – Captain Marryat

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A classic story which follows the Beverley children, who are orphaned during the Civil War between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers. They are forced to take refuge in the New Forest where they find that life is full of danger and excitement as they learn to fend for themselves

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Captain Marryat


Andre Deutsch Classics

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Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Pages are crisp with some markings on the cover. Small bumps spine edges at corners



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With their father killed fighting for King Charles and their mansion home burnt down by the Roundheads, the four orphaned Beverley children find refuge with old Jacob Armitage, a forester and loyal servant of their father’s. In his cottage, deep in the New Forest, the children quickly have to learn hunting, housekeeping and the crafts of living off the land. When Jacob dies, the children are left completely alone to fend for themselves but despite being at constant risk of discovery, Edward, the eldest, is determined to help restore the king and regain his own inheritance.
Captain Marryat’s exciting Civil War adventure has gripped readers for generations. An adventure story filled with heroism, excitement and suspense it is also a tale of survival and loyalty set in a fascinating historical contex


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