The Black Arrow

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.35 hours)
Product Number: Z2353
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449886042
Narrator/s: Ron Keith
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The 15th-century Wars of the Roses serve as backdrop for this swashbuckling historical novel from the author of Kidnapped and Treasure Island. In a time of shifting loyalties and trecherous alliances, young Dick Shelton is betrayed by his brutal guardian. Intent on rescuing the woman he loves, Dick joins forces with a mysterious fellowship intent on dispensing their own brand of justice. Through one trap after another, each choice Dick makes begins to have dire consequences -not only for himself, but for the fate of England!


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The Black Arrow
Product Number: BX00006567
Product Number:C01728
Product Number:Z2353

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Professional reviews

"THE BLACK ARROW is possibly the least well known of Robert Louis Stevenson's adventure novels. Set in fifteenth-century England during the War of the Roses, it follows 17-year-old Richard Shelton as he seeks to avenge his father's murder and rescue his ladylove. These days, sixth-graders might have difficulty comprehending Stevenson's period prose without assistance. Narrator Ron Keith is more than up to the task. As a homicidal priest, an assortment of barbarous pirates, and Richard's own devious legal guardian, Keith makes every moment sizzle. His excellent accents, stylish characterizations, and vocal panache keep the listener spellbound. As young Richard discovers betrayal, friendship, and love, Keith's performance offers an entertaining way for a new audience to understand and enjoy this old gem. S.J.H. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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