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1814: A Novel of Historical Times

By Levenson, H, R

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Book Id: WPLBN0100303788
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Reproduction Date: 8/25/2021

Title: 1814: A Novel of Historical Times  
Author: Levenson, H, R
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Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, History of America, The War of 1812
Collections: Romance, Authors Community
Historic
Publication Date:
2021
Publisher: Biblios Books
Member Page: HR Levenson

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Summary
A young American woman, a witness to the Battle of Bladensburg, the burning of Washington, D.C., and the Battle of New Orleans, becomes emotionally involved with a British Army major fighting in those same battles.

Excerpt
The more Sophy saw, she more she almost wished her pony would rear and fling her unconscious to the ground, but not before kicking her imprisoning officer. “That, I believe, is the Capitol building,” murmured Brentshawe. “Go to Hell,” Sophy replied. The Major raised an eyebrow at the curse. “Dear Miss Shipley,” he replied, gently. “Hell is precisely what war is. And the fury and sadness that you feel, that is how the good people of York felt when your countrymen brought Hell to them and burned their city.

 
 



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