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The Adventures of Akbar - cover

The Adventures of Akbar

Flora Annie Steel

Publisher: eKitap Projesi

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THIS BOOK is written for all little lads and lasses, but especially for the former, since it is the true—quite true—story of a little lad who lived to be, perhaps, the greatest king this world has ever seen. It is a strange, wild tale this of the adventures of Prince Akbar among the snowy mountains between Kandahar and Kabul, and though the names may be a bit of a puzzle at first, as they will have to be learned by and bye in geography and history lessons, it might be as well to get familiar with them in a story-book; though, indeed, as everybody in it except Roy the Rajput, Meroo the cook boy; Tumbu, the dog; and Down, the cat (and these four may have been true, you know, though they have not been remembered) really lived, I don't know whether this book oughtn't to be considered real history, and therefore  A LESSON BOOK:  "Anyhow, I hope you won't find it dull."  STORIES: FAREWELL  THE FIRST VICTORY  THE ROYAL UMBRELLA  TUMBU-DOWN  ON THE ROAD  AT COURT  WINTER DOWN'S STRATAGEM SPRING  THE NIGHT OF RECORD  A WINTER MARCH SNOW AND ICE  OVER THE PASS  IN THE VALLEY DEAREST-LADY CRUEL BROTHER KUMRAN IMPRISONMENT THE GARDEN OF GAMES BETWIXT CUP AND LIP ESCAPED DAWN

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