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The Black Arrow

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The Black Arrow

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The Black Arrow is the classic adventure tale by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. It is one of the best-loved adventure novels of all time.

The book has achieved immortality on the silver screen numerous times throughout the years.

 Caught in the midst of England's War of the Roses, young Dick Shelton's loyalties are torn between a guardian who betrays him and the leader of the secret fellowship, "The Black Arrow".  

When his father's murderer is revealed to be his guardian, seventeen-year-old Richard Shelton joins the fellowship of the Black Arrow in avenging his father’s death, rescuing the woman he loves, and participating in the struggle between the Yorks and Lancasters in the War of the Roses.

In order to survive, he must distinguish friend from foe and confront the tests of war, shipwreck, murder and forbidden love.

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850-1894) was a short-story writer, novelist, poet, and essayist. The author of such classics as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stevenson ranks among the finest and most translated authors in the world. His Treasure Island is widely considered to be one of the top 100 novels of all time.

 

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