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"Hunting The Lions"

Robert Michael Ballantyne

Prepare for a gripping adventure in the heart of Africa with "Hunting the Lions" by R.M. Ballantyne. This thrilling tale takes readers on a wild journey through the untamed African wilderness, where danger lurks at every turn. Join our courageous protagonist as he embarks on a perilous mission to track down and confront the fierce lions that roam the vast savannah. As he faces the challenges of nature, encounters with hostile tribes, and heart-stopping encounters with the king of beasts, readers are transported to a world of adrenaline-pumping action and breathtaking landscapes. R.M. Ballantyne's vivid descriptions bring the African wilderness to life, immersing readers in the sights, sounds, and dangers of the untamed continent. The tension builds with every encounter, and readers will find themselves on the edge of their seats, eagerly flipping pages to discover the fate of our hero. But "Hunting the Lions" is more than just an adventure story. It delves into themes of bravery, determination, and the clash of civilizations. It explores the complex relationship between man and nature, as well as the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Jul 1st, 2023
  • Pages: 68
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.16in - 0.21lb
  • EAN: 9789358595772
  • Categories: Action & Adventure

About the Author

Ballantyne, Robert Michael: - R. M. Ballantyne was a Scottish writer of young adult literature who produced more than a hundred books between 24 April 1825 and 8 February 1894. He was also a skilled artist; some of his watercolors were on display at the Royal Scottish Academy. The ninth of ten children and youngest son of Alexander Thomson Ballantyne (1776-1847) and his wife Anne, Ballantyne was born in Edinburgh on April 24, 1825. (1786-1855). Robert's uncle James Ballantyne (1772-1833) was Sir Walter Scott's printer, and Alexander worked as a newspaper editor and printer in the family business "Ballantyne & Co" based at Paul's Works on the Canongate. The family is documented to have resided at 20 Fettes Row in Edinburgh's northern New Town in 1832-1833. The Ballantyne printing company collapsed the next year with debts of £130,000 as a result of a UK-wide banking crisis, which caused a decrease in the family's finances. Ballantyne moved to Canada at the age of 16 and worked for the Hudson's Bay Company for five years. He traveled by canoe and sleigh to the regions that are now the provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec to trade with the local First Nations and Native Americans for furs; these experiences served as the inspiration for his book The Young Fur Traders.
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