When London Burned by George Alfred Henty audiobook

When London Burned: A Story of Restoration Times and the Great Fire

By George Alfred Henty
Read by Jim Hodges

Jim Hodges Productions, Made for Success

The Henty Historical Novel Collection

13.39 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781504764636

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Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges’ historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The 1660s were a time of turmoil in England: Cromwell had been defeated and Charles II, who was sympathetic to the Catholics, was restored to the throne, the Dutch declared war on England, the Plague raged, and the Great Fire of London destroyed half the city! Our hero, Cyril, at the death of his father Sir Aubrey Shenstone, inherits nothing except his father’s title and works as a bookkeeper for various London tradesmen. Honest, hardworking, and quick-thinking, he uncovers the plots of thieves, diverts a fire-ship in a sea-battle, serves as a doctor’s assistant during the Plague, and prevents the murder of one of his friends. Wounded in the sea-battle, and later contracting the Plague, he survives all and receives back as a gift, the estates that his father had lost. The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by George Henty in the 1800s, covers many time periods in history throughout the world. In this collection, you will learn history, geography, and vocabulary while also discovering hero characters for your children to emulate. Study guides to enrich your learning experience are available at www.jimhodgesaudiobooks.com/product-category/study-guides.

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Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges’ historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings.

The 1660s were a time of turmoil in England: Cromwell had been defeated and Charles II, who was sympathetic to the Catholics, was restored to the throne, the Dutch declared war on England, the Plague raged, and the Great Fire of London destroyed half the city!

Our hero, Cyril, at the death of his father Sir Aubrey Shenstone, inherits nothing except his father’s title and works as a bookkeeper for various London tradesmen. Honest, hardworking, and quick-thinking, he uncovers the plots of thieves, diverts a fire-ship in a sea-battle, serves as a doctor’s assistant during the Plague, and prevents the murder of one of his friends. Wounded in the sea-battle, and later contracting the Plague, he survives all and receives back as a gift, the estates that his father had lost.

The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by George Henty in the 1800s, covers many time periods in history throughout the world. In this collection, you will learn history, geography, and vocabulary while also discovering hero characters for your children to emulate. Study guides to enrich your learning experience are available at www.jimhodgesaudiobooks.com/product-category/study-guides.

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Author Bio: George Alfred Henty

Author Bio: George Alfred Henty

George Alfred Henty (1832–1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories for boys that were popular in the late nineteenth century.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 13.39
Audience: Adult
Language: English