In 1962 the world was a very different place. Things were changing and old methods of teaching no longer worked. For teachers like David Thomas the adjustment was difficult, especially when confronted with a pupil like Kevin Hodges.
Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama Tags: School Downloads: 659| Votes: 71 | Score: 6.48 Size: 9KB |
How He Was Kidnapped and Cast Away; His Sufferings in a Desert Isle; His Journey in the Wild Highlands; His Acquaintance With Alan Breck Stewart and Other Notorious Highland Jacobites; With All That He Suffered at the Hands of His Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, Falsely So Called.
Two men - a boy who grows into early manhood and an old ascetic priest, the lama - are at the center of the novel. A quest faces them both. Born in India, Kim is nevertheless white, a sahib. While he wants to play the Great Game of Imperialism, he is also spiritually bound to the lama. His aim, as he moves chameleon-like through the two cultures, is to reconcile these opposing strands, while the lama searches for redemption from the Wheel of Life.
Kim is badly injured in an incident at school, an accident that should never have happened. He's a teenage boy with a reputation of being an unstoppable force that always gets things done. Recovering from injuries that should have been fatal he lives 'in interesting times' as he sets out to prove the doctors wrong. He's determined he'll walk again; if his powerful enemies let him live that long. 55,500 words of drama and action
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Rags to Riches, Extra Sensory Perception Downloads: 8468| Votes: 307 | Score: 7.98 Size: 300KB |
The Knight and his Squire series (1) A knight travels around the kingdom and recruits a squire. Events begin to unfold as dark magic is detected, and the knight is declared an outcast. He seeks to regain his honor and find the true mastermind.
Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy Tags: Magic, Knights Downloads: 1287| Votes: 38 | Score: 7.33 Size: 136KB |