Facing Death: Or the Hero of Vaughan Pit; A Tale of the Coal Mines

Facing Death Or the Hero of Vaughan Pit A Tale of the Coal Mines Facing Death is a story with a purpose It is intended to show that a lad who makes up his mind firmly and resolutely that he will rise in life and who is prepared to face toil and ridicule and hardsh

  • Title: Facing Death: Or the Hero of Vaughan Pit; A Tale of the Coal Mines
  • Author: G.A. Henty
  • ISBN: 9781887159487
  • Page: 249
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Facing Death is a story with a purpose It is intended to show that a lad who makes up his mind firmly and resolutely that he will rise in life, and who is prepared to face toil and ridicule and hardship to carry out his determination, is sure to succeed The hero of the story is a typical British boy who, dogged, earnest, generous, and though shamefaced to a degree, is reFacing Death is a story with a purpose It is intended to show that a lad who makes up his mind firmly and resolutely that he will rise in life, and who is prepared to face toil and ridicule and hardship to carry out his determination, is sure to succeed The hero of the story is a typical British boy who, dogged, earnest, generous, and though shamefaced to a degree, is ready to face death in the discharge of duty Date Victorian era Location Wales Main topic Life in a Welsh mining village

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    1. G.A. Henty

      George Alfred Henty, better known as G.A Henty, began his storytelling career with his own children After dinner, he would spend and hour or two in telling them a story that would continue the next day Some stories took weeks A friend was present one day and watched the spell bound reaction of his children suggesting Henty write down his stories so others could enjoy them He did Henty wrote approximately 144 books in addition to stories for magazines and was known as The Prince of Story Tellers and The Boy s Own Historian One of Mr Henty s secretaries reported that he would quickly pace back and forth in his study dictating stories as fast as the secretary could record them.Henty s stories revolve around fictional boy heroes during fascinating periods of history His heroes are diligent, intelligent, and dedicated to their country and cause in the face, at times, of great peril Henty s heroes fight wars, sail the seas, discover land, conquer evil empires, prospect for gold, and a host of other exciting adventures Along the way, they meet famous personages In short, Henty s heroes live through tumultuous historic eras meeting leaders of that time Understanding the culture of the time period becomes second nature as well as comparing contrasting the society of various cultures.

    331 thoughts on “Facing Death: Or the Hero of Vaughan Pit; A Tale of the Coal Mines”

    1. This book is truly a classic, the way it describes the scenery and characters really conveys a sense of aspiration in dire times.


    2. Some of the dialect is so strong that I have to convert it to modern English so my children can understand.


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