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P. C. Wren

Percival Christopher Wren (1 November 187522 November 1941) was an English writer, mostly of adventure fiction. [1]

34 relations: Adventure fiction, Alexandre Dumas, Beau Geste, Co-respondent, Deptford, Devon, Emilio Salgari, Emma Orczy, England, Europe, Frank Yerby, Frederick Marryat, French Foreign Legion, French North Africa, G. A. Henty, H. Rider Haggard, Indian Education Service, Jules Verne, Lawrence Schoonover, Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin), Moroccan Goumier, North Africa, R. M. Ballantyne, Rafael Sabatini, Samuel Shellabarger, South Hams, South London, St Catherine's College, Oxford, Torcross, United Kingdom, Walter Scott, Wren & Martin, 101st Grenadiers, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays).

Adventure fiction

Adventure fiction is a genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline.

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Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer.

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Beau Geste

Beau Geste is a 1924 adventure novel by P. C. Wren.

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Co-respondent

In English law, a co-respondent is, in general, a respondent to a petition, or other legal proceeding, along with another or others, or a person called upon to answer in some other way.

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Deptford

Deptford is an area of South-East London, England.

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Devon

Devon (archaically known as Devonshire) is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.

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Emilio Salgari

Emilio Salgari (but often erroneously pronounced; 21 August 1862 – 25 April 1911) was an Italian writer of action adventure swashbucklers and a pioneer of science fiction.

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Emma Orczy

Baroness Emma Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála "Emmuska" Orczy de Orci (23 September 1865 – 12 November 1947) was a Hungarian-born British novelist, playwright, and artist of noble origin.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Europe

Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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Frank Yerby

Frank Garvin Yerby (–) was an African-American historical novelist.

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Frederick Marryat

Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 17929 August 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story.

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French Foreign Legion

The French Foreign Legion (Légion Etrangère, L.É.) is a military service Wing of the French Army established in 1831, unique because it was created for foreign nationals willing to serve in the French Armed Forces.

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French North Africa

French North Africa was a collection of territories in North Africa controlled by France and centering on French Algeria.

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G. A. Henty

George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 – 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent.

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H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 – 14 May 1925) — known as H. Rider Haggard — was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre.

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Indian Education Service

The Indian Education Service (IES) formed part of the British Raj from 1896 to 1924, when overseas recruitment ceased.

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Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his adventure novels and his profound influence on the literary genre of science fiction.

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Lawrence Schoonover

Lawrence Schoonover (1906–1980) was an American novelist.

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Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin)

In the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Dublin, Bachelors of Arts with Honours of these universities are promoted to the degree of Master of Arts or Master in Arts (MA) on application after six or seven years' seniority as members of the university (including years as an undergraduate).

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Moroccan Goumier

Moroccan Goumiers were soldiers who served in auxiliary units attached to the French Army of Africa, between 1908 and 1956.

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North Africa

North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of Africa.

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R. M. Ballantyne

Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books.

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Rafael Sabatini

Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.

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Samuel Shellabarger

Samuel Shellabarger (1888–1954) was an American educator and author of both scholarly works and best-selling historical novels.

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South Hams

South Hams is a local government district on the south coast of Devon, England, with its headquarters in the town of Totnes.

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South London

South London is the southern part of London, England.

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St Catherine's College, Oxford

St Catherine's College (often called St Catz or Catz) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Torcross

Torcross is a village in the South Hams district of Devon in England.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America.

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Wren & Martin

Wren & Martin refers to a single book High School English Grammar and Composition or collectively, a series of English grammar textbooks written jointly by P. C. Wren and H. Martin.

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101st Grenadiers

The 101st Grenadiers was a regiment of the British Indian Army.

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2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)

The 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 by King James II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._C._Wren

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