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Great Shadow, The

By Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir

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Title: Great Shadow, The  
Author: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Fiction, Adventure
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Great Shadow, The
Historic
Publication Date:
1892
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Conan Doyle, S. A. (1892). Great Shadow, The. Retrieved from http://www.newspaperslibrary.net/


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Set in an English-Scottish border village during the waning days of the Napoleonic era, this adventure story introduces us to Jock Calder, whose quiet way of life is shattered when a mysterious stranger steps ashore near his home. The stranger changes forever the lives of Jock, his cousin Edie, and his best friend Jim, sending the young men into the jaws of the final battle to defeat The Great Shadow that threatens to devour the whole of Europe. Don't look for Sherlock Holmes in this well-written tale, but do expect a wonderful glimpse of life at the end of the Napoleonic era, including an exciting rendition of The Battle of Waterloo. (Introduction by Christine Dufour)

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Fiction, Adventure, Historical Fiction

 

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