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Moonfleet (Wordsworth Exclusive Collection)

Moonfleet (Wordsworth Exclusive Collection)

Author: J. Meade Falkner Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/08/2021

With its swashbuckling scenario and big themes of betrayal, revenge and sacrifice, J. Meade Falkner's Moonfleet is an undeniable classic of adventure fiction. And, with its embossed gold foil features and beautiful cover, this edition (part of Wordsworth’s Exclusive Collection) makes a great gift for readers young and old. Fifteen-year-old orphan John Trenchard lives in Moonfleet with his aunt. When she banishes him, John is looked after by grumpy innkeeper Elzevir Block, whose son was killer by customs officials. In the smuggler’s care, John falls under the spell of the local legend of ghostly Blackbeard, who’s said to rise each winter to search for a missing diamond. As John sets out on his own quest to find Blackbeard’s gem, he becomes embroiled in the village’s real secret - and Elzevir’s. Brimming with bravery, atmosphere and all-out action, this is a tale to be dazzled by, and lose yourself in.

Other books by J. Meade Falkner

Nebuly Coat

Nebuly Coat

Author: J. Meade Falkner Format: Ebook Release Date: 01/11/2012

Settle in for a juicy and well-wrought historical mystery in J. Meade Falkner's The Nebuly Coat. Edward Westray, a young architect, is dispatched to a remote village in southwest England to work on a complex restoration project. In the course of his work, he learns about a vast inheritance that has as yet gone unclaimed. When the purported heir makes an appearance, Westray has his doubts. Is his suspicion merited? Read The Nebuly Coat to find out.

Lost Stradivarius

Lost Stradivarius

Author: J. Meade Falkner Format: Ebook Release Date: 01/06/2012

Many people believe that houses and particular places can be haunted, but what about objects? J. Meade Falkner's classic 1895 novel The Lost Stradivarius posits that they can. In this haunting tale, the possessed possession happens to be a gorgeous musical instrument. Will the musician who discovers this ghost be able to help lay the troubled soul to rest?

Moonfleet

Moonfleet

Author: J. Meade Falkner Format: Ebook Release Date: 03/01/2012

Orphaned John Trenchard grows up in the village of Moonfleet with his aunt, entranced by the local legend of the ghostly Blackbeard, who rises each winter night to search for his lost diamond. While conducting his own hunt for the treasure, John is trapped in the church crypt and discovers the true secret of the village: smuggling. Taken under the wing of the gruff innkeeper and chief smuggler, Elzevir Block, John begins a dangerous adventure which will see him in a hair-raising chase along a precarious cliff path and deciphering a hidden code in an ancient castle. Moonfleet is a thrilling story of revenge and betrayal, of loyalty and great sacrifice, but it is above all a story about friendship.

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