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Pierre and His People, Tales of the Far North   By: (1862-1932)

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Pierre and His People, Tales of the Far North is a collection of gripping and heartwarming stories set in the rugged and unforgiving landscape of the Canadian wilderness. Author Gilbert Parker masterfully captures the beauty and brutality of life in the Far North, weaving together tales of love, loss, and adventure.

The characters in this book are richly drawn and incredibly lifelike, each facing their own struggles and triumphs as they navigate the harsh realities of the wilderness. Pierre, the central figure in many of the stories, emerges as a complex and compelling hero, driven by both a deep love for his family and a fierce determination to survive in an unforgiving land.

Parker’s writing is evocative and immersive, painting a vivid picture of the stunning landscape and the people who inhabit it. His prose is lyrical and poetic, drawing readers into the emotional heart of each story and making them feel as though they are right there alongside Pierre and his people.

Overall, Pierre and His People, Tales of the Far North is a captivating and beautifully written collection of stories that will transport readers to a world of adventure, love, and survival. Gilbert Parker has crafted a timeless classic that will resonate with readers of all ages.

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PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE

TALES OF THE FAR NORTH

By Gilbert Parker

CONTENTS

Volume 1. THE PATROL OF THE CYPRESS HILLS GOD'S GARRISON A HAZARD OF THE NORTH

Volume 2. A PRAIRIE VAGABOND SHE OF THE TRIPLE CHEVRON THREE OUTLAWS

Volume 3. SHON MCGANN'S TOBOGAN RIDE PERE CHAMPAGNE THE SCARLET HUNTER THE STONE

Volume 4. THE TALL MASTER THE CRIMSON FLAG THE FLOOD IN PIPI VALLEY

Volume 5. ANTOINE AND ANGELIQUE THE CIPHER A TRAGEDY OF NOBODIES A SANCTUARY OF THE PLAINS

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

With each volume of this subscription edition (1912) there is a special introduction, setting forth, in so far as seemed possible, the relation of each work to myself, to its companion works, and to the scheme of my literary life. Only one or two things, therefore, need be said here, as I wish God speed to this edition, which, I trust, may help to make old friends warmer friends and new friends more understanding. Most of the novels and most of the short stories were suggested by incidents or characters which I had known, had heard of intimately, or, as in the case of the historical novels, had discovered in the works of historians. In no case are the main characters drawn absolutely from life; they are not portraits; and the proof of that is that no one has ever been able to identify, absolutely, any single character in these books... Continue reading book >>


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