The four feathers

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Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1902, 2001.
Language:
English
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Just before sailing off to war in the Sudan, British guardsman Harry Feversham quits his regiment. He immediately receives four white feathers-symbols of cowardice-one each from his three best friends and his fiancée. To disprove this grave dishonor, Harry dons an Arabian disguise and leaves for the Sudan, where he anonymously comes to the aid of his three friends, saving each of their lives. Having proved his bravery, Harry returns to England, hoping to regain the love and respect of his fiancée. This suspenseful tale movingly depicts a distinctive code of honor that was deeply valued and strongly promoted by the British during the height of their imperial power.

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ISBN:
9780142180013
9781420906776
9781481583992
9783956766824
Lexile measure:
900L
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subject_facet Adventure fiction, British -- Sudan -- Fiction, Cowardice -- Fiction, Electronic books, Fiction, Love stories, Male friendship -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, Sudan -- Fiction, Sudan -- History -- 1881-1899 -- Drama, Sudan -- History -- 1881-1899 -- Fiction, War stories
title_display The four feathers
title_full The four feathers / A. E. W. Mason ; edited and with an introduction by Gary Hoppenstand, The four feathers [electronic resource] / A. E. W. Mason, The four feathers [electronic resource] / A.E.W. Mason ; John Lee, The four feathers [electronic resource] Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948.
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