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Black Star: A School Story for Boys

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Black Star: A School Story for Boys by Andrew H. Walpole is a riveting tale that follows the adventures of a young schoolboy named Mark as he navigates the challenges of attending a prestigious boarding school. Set in the early 20th century, the story captures the essence of school life during that time period, with its strict rules, competitive sports, and lasting friendships.

Walpole does an excellent job of portraying the camaraderie among the boys, as well as the rivalries and tensions that inevitably arise in such a setting. The characters are well-developed and relatable, each with their own unique personality traits and motivations. Mark, in particular, is a likable protagonist with a strong sense of justice and integrity.

The plot is engaging and fast-paced, keeping readers on the edge of their seats as Mark and his friends encounter various challenges and obstacles along the way. There are moments of suspense, humor, and heartwarming camaraderie that make this book a truly enjoyable read.

Overall, Black Star: A School Story for Boys is a captivating coming-of-age story that captures the spirit of friendship and perseverance. It is a must-read for anyone who enjoys stories about school life, adventure, and the bonds that unite us.

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A school adventure set in Australia, with secret societies, bullies, mystery, a new student who calls everyone comrade, and sport, at least one handgun, and more. I only wish I could add an Australian accent!

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