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Hendricks the Hunter

The Border Farm, a Tale of Zululand

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 96,351 / 273 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,042
Added to site: 2007.05.09 16883

"A delightful book of travel and adventure in Zululand. The reader is introduced to Cetewayo as a young man, before he had attained his rank and pre-eminence as 'a noble savage.' The book is very interesting."--Athenaeum

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ed their course towards the kraal which had been observed by the travellers on the hillside just before they unspanned.

"They are about to work no good to yonder kraal, or they would not be moving thus silently at this time of night," observed Umgolo. "Before morning dawns, not a man, woman, or child will be left alive, and not a hoof remain inside."

"I would then that we could give the inhabitants notice of their impending doom, or save the unhappy wretches by some means or other," said the trader, more to himself than his follower, well aware that Umgolo would scarcely enter into his feelings on the subject.

"It cannot be done," remarked Umgolo. "Any one approaching the kraal would be discovered by the warriors, and put to death to a certainty."

"Why do you think that the kraal is to be attacked?" asked his master.

"This I know, that yonder kraal is the abode of the brave young chief Mangaleesu, who possesses numerous head of cattle, and has under him a band of devoted fol

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***

Good story line with too many irrelivancies. Seems to have been written by a public school boy or an english teacher.
Thanks anyway, manybooks.




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