Little Lord Fauntleroy + The Lost Prince
Sprache - Englisch
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Little Lord Fauntleroy is the first children's novel written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was originally published as a serial in1886. Cedric Errol is a poor American boy who finds out that he is the sole heir to a wealthy British earldom and thus becomes Lord Fauntleroy. The Lost Prince tells a story of country that is in a terrible civil war, and where people are killing each other all for the sake of power. The poor citizens of Samavia can only hope that their beloved lost prince will come back and make every thing right as it used to be. Marco Loristan, a twelve-year-old refugee, and his friend, a hunchback orphan named The Rat, embark on a dangerous journey across Europe to bring freedom to Marco's beleaguered homeland of Samavia. Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (1849 – 1924) was an English-American playwright and author. She is best known for her children's stories, in particular Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.
About the Author
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924) was a British-American novelist and playwright, best known for her children's stories, which transcended the barriers of age, bringing joy to children and adults alike. Born in Manchester, England, Burnett moved to the United States in 1865, where she began her writing career. Her stylistic approach delicately blended realism and romanticism, often exploring themes of social disparity and the resilience of children in adversity. Her literary footprint is marked indelibly by her classic works, 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' (1886) and 'The Lost Prince' (1915). 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' created a sensation with its tale of Cedric Errol, an American boy who discovers he is heir to a British fortune, tackling themes of class and identity with a charming narrative. 'The Lost Prince' took a different turn, delving into the realms of adventure and secret societies, reflecting Burnett's versatility as a writer. In addition to her children's novels, Burnett wrote adult fiction and plays. Her work has been praised for its vivid characterizations and her ability to convey deep emotional truths. Burnett remains a cherished figure in literature; her stories continue to be adapted for stage and screen, attesting to their enduring appeal and her exceptional ability to capture the complexities of the human spirit.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Size: 615 Pages
Filesize: 619.0 KB
Published: May 25, 2022