Rodney Stone

ebook: Rodney Stone

Sprache - Englisch

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Rodney Stone is a thrilling gothic mystery and boxing novel in which the narrator, Rodney, is a Sussex country boy. He is a sailor's son and desires to go to sea himself. However, Rodney is taken to London by his uncle, a highly respected gentleman familiar with the most important people of Great Britain. The novel intertwines Rodney's coming-of-age story with his friend Jim's boxing attempts. Jim was brought up by a blacksmith and a famous former boxer whom he believes to be his uncle. This work talks about the famous bare-knuckle boxers of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including Jem Belcher, John Jackson, Daniel Mendoza, Dutch Sam, and others. In addition, it contains vignettes of several historical personalities.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 213 Pages

Filesize: 438.3 KB

ISBN: 8596547057192