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The Children of the New Forest (Puffin Classics) (original 1847; edition 1983)
The Children of the New Forest by Captain Frederick Marryat (Author) (1847)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140621717, Paperback)This story is of life in the New Forest, where four children live in hiding, disguised as a forester's grandchildren, after their father has been killed at Naseby, fighting for the king. Cromwell rules the land now. The family home has been burnt and they are supposed to have died in the flames.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:28 -0400)
Cavalier and Roundhead battle it out in the turbulent setting of the English Civil war and provide the background for this classic tale of four orphans as they face adversity, survival in the forest, reconciliation and eventual forgiveness.
(summary from another edition)
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