The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1916
Number of pages: 209
This is Robert Louis Stevenson's historical romance set during the War of the Roses. The time is 15th century England, and Richard Shelton, the young hero, overcomes one obstacle after another in his quest to rescue Joanna, his love.
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