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Henty, G. A. (George Alfred) 1832-1902

Overview
Works: 627 works in 6,181 publications in 12 languages and 45,065 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  War stories  Biographical fiction  Sea stories  Bibliography  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.H4, 823.8
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Most widely held works about G. A Henty
 
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With Lee in Virginia a Story of the American Civil War by G. A Henty( Book )
124 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History buffs will appreciate this unique take on the American Civil War. Written by popular English author G.A. Henty, the novel presents the conflict from the point of view of a soldier who has dedicated himself to the Confederate cause, although he is personally opposed to slavery. Though some of Henty's views on the underlying causes of the Civil War are somewhat controversial, this thoughtful and action-packed novel will engage fans of historical fiction
With Wolfe in Canada : or, The winning of a continent by G. A Henty( Book )
153 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When young James Walsham leaves England unexpectedly in 1755 and finds himself in America fighting in the French and Indian War, he discovers that he must still contend with the treachery of his old rival
In freedom's cause : a story of Wallace & Bruce by G. A Henty( Book )
109 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the fourteenth century in Scotland, young Archie Forbes becomes involved with both William Wallace and Robert the Bruce in the struggle for Scottish independence from English rule
The cat of Bubastes : a tale of ancient Egypt by G. A Henty( Book )
106 editions published between 1888 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1250 B.C. the teenaged son of the Egyptian high priest sets off a series of harrowing events when he accidentally kills the sacred cat of Bubastes and, accompanied by his sister and two foreign slaves, embarks on a dangerous journey to find safe haven beyond the borders of Egypt
In the reign of terror : the adventures of a Westminster boy by G. A Henty( Book )
108 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Sandwith, a Westminster boy, becomes a resident at the chateau of a French marquis, and after various adventures accompanies the family to Paris at the crisis of the Revolution
Under Drake's flag : a tale of the Spanish main by G. A Henty( Book )
106 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Ned Hearne shares in Francis Drake's adventures on the Spanish Main when he accompanies the daring English navigator on his sea voyages and witnesses naval battles between the English fleet and the Spanish Armada
By pike and dyke : a tale of the rise of the Dutch Republic by G. A Henty( Book )
99 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dutch fight for freedom from Spain is seen through the eyes of a young hero
For the temple : a tale of the fall of Jerusalem by G. A Henty( Book )
77 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the total destruction of Jerusalem and how only a few fought back against Rome
With Clive in India, or, The beginnings of an empire by G. A Henty( Book )
119 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sent to India to make his fortune as a merchant, an English youth returns home after a ten-year adventure in which he makes a fortune and receives military honors while assisting the triumph of British influence in the Indian Empire
The young Carthaginian : a story of the times of Hannibal by G. A Henty( Book )
85 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel about the second Carthaginian War waged by Hannibal, Carthaginian general, against Rome
By right of conquest : or with Cortez in Mexico by G. A Henty( Book )
75 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1500's Roger Hawkshaw journeys to the Spanish controlled Caribbean territory with his father Reuben, an English sea captain. Young hawkshaw becomes stranded in a strange land. In God's good providence Roger is befriended by natives and eventually meets the courageous explorer Hernando Cortez
The dragon and the raven, or, The days of King Alfred by G. A Henty( Book )
74 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the exploits of a young nobleman as he takes part in the battles of King Alfred
By England's aid : or, The freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) by G. A Henty( Book )
98 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume gives the second phase of the war, when England, who had long unofficially assisted Holland, threw herself openly into the struggle, and by her aid mainly contributed to the successful issue of the war
Bonnie Prince Charlie a tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A Henty( Book )
71 editions published between 1887 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ronald is born into scandal. The son of an illicit marriage, he is orphaned when his father gets thrown in prison for marrying the daughter of a French noble. Smuggled out of France by his father's friend to be brought up by a church elder in Scotland, Ronald is later arrested after trying to help a Jacobite. He escapes, though, and returns to France to avenge his father's enemy
Beric the Briton : a story of the Roman invasion by G. A Henty( Book )
53 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a young man, Beric, who lived during the time of the Roman invasion of Britain
The lion of St. Mark : a story of Venice in the fourteenth century by G. A Henty( Book )
104 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the 14th century, an English boy moves to Venice with his father and experiences many adventures and intrigues as he grows to young manhood
St. George for England : a tale of Cressy and Poitiers by G. A Henty( Book )
80 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two of the most resounding victories of English arms--Cressy and Poitiers--occurred at the beginning of the Hundred Years War with France. The first was under the leadership of Edward III; the second, under that of Edward, the Black Prince of Wales. The boy-hero of this tale is Walter Somers, a foundling who is reared by a blacksmith who also teaches him the use of a sword. Tall, strong, skilled, and brave, Walter meets the Prince of Wales and joins the invasion of Brittany and Flanders. Walter survives the Black Death and the Battle of Poitiers, and marries the girl he saved from pirates
True to the old flag : a tale of the American war of independence by G. A Henty( Book )
90 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Wilson, a young boy from Massachusetts, witnesses the battle of Lexington and Concord, serves as a Loyalist scout and is captured at the battle of Kings Mountain
One of the 28th, a tale of Waterloo by G. A Henty( Book )
98 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and Dutch and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hero of this story, Ralph Conway, has many varied and exciting adventures. He enters the British army, and after some rough service in Ireland takes part in the Waterloo campaign, from which he returns with the loss of an arm, but with a substantial fortune
Maori and settler: a story of the New Zealand war by G. A Henty( Book )
69 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Henty, G.
Henty, G. A.
Henty, G. a. 1832-1902
Henty, G. A. (George Alfred), 1832-1902
Henty, George A.
Henty, George Alfred
Henty, George Alfred 1832-1902
Hintī, Ǧūrǧ Alfrīd 1832-1902
جورج ألفريد هنتي، 1832-1902
هتي، ج.، 1832-1902
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