Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Rival Crusoes

Cover image for

Download


Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Language: English
Wordcount: 110,601 / 307 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 768
Added to site: 2007.10.18
mnybks.net#: 18583
Excerpt

companion. "Just see, Voules, if that young fellow is more amenable to reason than that sulky old boatman."

"I'll try him," answered Voules. "Come here, you young chap. If you will carry Lord Reginald's portmanteau I will shoulder mine; we must not delay the boat any longer."

"Don't seem as if you heard him," said Ben to Dick in a low voice, then looking round he shouted, "Maybe the `young chap' is deaf, and if he wasn't, he's not a mule or donkey to carry a load on his back. Let Lord Reginald carry his own portmanteau, and just do you understand that I'm not the man to stand any nonsense from him or from any other lord in the land."

"There is no use in bandying words with these scoundrels!" exclaimed Voules. "I'll carry your portmanteau, Oswald, and let my own take its chance. I don't suppose these fellows will dare to steal it, until we can send somebody to bring it on."

"No, no," answered Lord Reginald; "we must get Jennings to allow two of the men to come with us, and he can ex

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Matt Ryan
Since releasing his first book in February 2015, Matt Ryan has published ten books, including the bestselling Preston Six series. His fans were thrilled when he announced his second series, the Alchemist Academy, which takes place in the same world. Today Ryan reveals why he created such an unique magic system for this series, why the teachers at the Academy are so ruthless and how Allie's character came to be.
Read full interview...