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DetailsIt is the time of the reign of King Henry VI and the Wars of the Roses is raging between the Lancastrian and the Yorkist armies. Richard Dick Shelton reaches the village of Tunstall to garner support for his guardian Sir Daniel Brackley and witnesses one of his sworn soldiers shot down by a black arrow. Accompanying the killing arrow is a note that promises four black arrows for four black hearts: that of Sir Daniels and three of his most loyal supporters. Richards personal turmoil complicates his role within the framework of the larger political upheaval.Driven by curiosity about the circumstances of his fathers death and his suspicions about his guardians role in it, Richard encounters a series of adventures which lead him to re-examine his existing relationships and form strong new ones. His newfound loyalty for the mysterious John Matcham serves as his grounding force through his unique journey.Stevenson leads his protagonist as well as his readers through this historic fictional landscape in a story that revolves around the nuances of greed, betrayal, loyalty and love.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Stevenson was a literary celebrity during his lifetime, and now ranks as the 26th most translated author in the world.
SKU Code PRK B 5018 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789385031588 Author Name ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Publisher Name OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL