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date: 27 October 2020

HENTY, G. A. (George Alfred) (1832–1902) British writer 

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Daniel Hahn

of the most popular and enduring of the late 19th-cent. *adventure stories for boys. He was born at Trumpington, near Cambridge, the son of a stockbroker and mine-owner. He spent much of his childhood ill in bed, and so read a great deal, especially in ... ...

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