Saint Bartholomew's Eve: a Tale of the Huguenot Wars (Paperback)
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The Huguenot Wars are a sad chapter in European history. The senseless struggle between Frech Protestants and Roman Catholics resulted in the senseless deaths of more than two million people. When the wars ended after more than three decades it was clear that the Protestant Reformation was here to stay. G.A. Henty's St. Bartholomew's Eve focuses on the political and military aspects of the French Wars of Religion. Follow young Philip and his friend Francois as they navigate the perilous days of the latter 16th Ceontury. Alacrity Press is proud to make this G.A. Henty classic, available to a new generation of readers.
About the Author
G.A. Henty (1832-1902) was a prolific author and journalist in the 19th century. Drawing on his experience and knowledge as a war correspondent, Henty was a master of weaving history into his fictional stories about courageous young men living in difficult times marked by military conflict. His stories provide insight into some of the greatest conflicts of history while introducing the reader to characters that embodied the values of integrity, duty and virtue. While aimed at older children and teens, even adults will enjoy his writings.