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The Children of the New Forest

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222 pages5 hours

Summary

Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and a contemporary and acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. “The Children of the New Forest” is a children's novel published in 1847 by Frederick Marryat. It is set in the time of the eng Civil War and the Commonwealth. The story follows the fortunes of the four Beverley children who are orphaned during the war, and hide from their Roundhead oppressors in the shelter of the New Forest where they learn to live off the land. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)

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