e-Book Moonfleet epub downloadAuthor: John Meade Falkner
Pages: 228 pages
Publisher: BiblioLife (August 18, 2008)
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e-Book Moonfleet epub download
by John Meade Falkner
We thought there was no more behindBut such a day tomorrow as todayAnd to be a boy eternal. My name is John Trenchard, and I was fifteen years of age when this storybegins.
We thought there was no more behindBut such a day tomorrow as todayAnd to be a boy eternal. My father and mother had both been dead for years, and I boardedwith my aunt, Miss Arnold, who was kind to me in her own fashion, but toostrict and precise ever to make me love her. I shall first speak of one evening in the fall of the year 1757. It musthave been late in October, though I have forgotten the exact date, and Isat in the little front parlour reading after tea.
John Meade Falkner (8 May 1858 – 22 July 1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known for his 1898 novel, Moonfleet. An extremely successful businessman as well, he became chairman of the arms manufacturer Armstrong Whitworth during World War I. Falkner was born in Manningford Bruce, Wiltshire, and spent much of his childhood in Dorchester and Weymouth. He was educated at Marlborough College and Hertford College, Oxford, graduating with a degree in history in 1882.
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By: John Meade Falkner (1858-1932). The novel is set in a fishing village in Dorset during the mid 18th century. The story concerns a 15 year old orphan boy, John Trenchard, who becomes friends with an older man who turns out to be the leader of a gang of smugglers. One night John chances on the smugglers’ store in the crypt beneath the church. He finds a locket which contains a parchment, in the coffin belonging to Colonel Mohune.
John Meade Falkner (Author). I read the story to better enjoy the music. Great book and if you enjoy the book purchase Moonfleet by Chris De Burgh.
John Meade Falkner Moonfleet. Says the Cap'n to the Crew, We have slipped the Revenue, I can see the cliffs of Dover on the lee: Tip the signal to the Swan, And anchor broadside on, And out with the kegs of Eau-de-Vie, Says the Cap'n: Out with the kegs of Eau-de-Vie. Says the Lander to his men, Get your grummets on the pin, There's a blue light burning out at sea.
It was late in October of 1757 and I was sitting in the living room reading a book called The Arabian Nights' Entertainment.
txt 54 Кб. CHAPTER ONE. The Mohunes. It was late in October of 1757 and I was sitting in the living room reading a book called The Arabian Nights' Entertainment. When it became too dark to read I got up and went out into the street. It was a poor street because Moonfleet was a poor village, with not even two hundred people.
When local young man John Trenchard accidentally stumbles upon . Moonfleet is a classic adventure story to be read again and again.
When local young man John Trenchard accidentally stumbles upon treasure stashed in the local crypt, he unknowingly enters the murky world of the smuggling trade and the local secret of Colonel John Mohune’s treasure.
John Meade Falkner est un romancier et poète anglais, né le 8 mai 1858 et mort le 22 juillet 1932. Moonfleet - ist ein Abenteuerroman des britischen Autors J. Meade Falkner aus dem Jahr 1898. Plus connu pour son roman Moonfleet paru en 1898, il fut également un homme d'affaires talentueux, en tant que directeur de la firme d'armement Armstrong-Whitworth durant la Première Guerre mondiale. Er spielt im 18. Jahrhundert und handelt von zwei Seefahrern, die einem verfluchten Schatz auf der Spur sind.