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The Flamingo Feather   By: (1850-1930)

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The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe takes readers on an exciting journey to the vibrant landscapes of Florida in the late 19th century. This captivating adventure story follows the protagonist, Ralph Royal, a brave young man who finds himself entangled in a series of unexpected events.

The book masterfully portrays the diverse beauty of the Florida Everglades, incorporating vivid descriptions that transport readers into this rich and untamed wilderness. Munroe's attention to detail allows readers to visualize the lush surroundings, leading to an immersive reading experience. From the swaying mangrove trees to the crystal-clear waters teaming with wildlife, every scene is intricately depicted, captivating readers from beginning to end.

The characters in The Flamingo Feather possess depth and authenticity. Ralph Royal is a relatable and endearing protagonist who embarks on a quest to rescue his father from captivity. Throughout his journey, he encounters a diverse cast of supporting characters, each with their own unique personalities and roles in the story. Munroe pays great attention to developing these characters, making them feel real and engaging.

The plot of the book is well-crafted, combining elements of adventure, romance, and mystery. The story unfolds with suspenseful twists and turns, keeping readers on the edge of their seats. Munroe's writing style is fluid and captivating, easily drawing readers into the narrative and urging them to turn the pages.

Beyond its thrilling plot, The Flamingo Feather also touches upon important themes of loyalty, bravery, and the importance of preserving nature. Munroe beautifully weaves these themes into the storyline, reminding readers of the significance of our relationships with both the natural world and with each other.

My only critique of the book lies in its occasional slow pace. Some sections lack the urgency and intensity that characterize the rest of the story, causing the plot to momentarily lose momentum. However, this flaw does not detract significantly from the overall enjoyment of the book.

In conclusion, The Flamingo Feather is a captivating adventure that transports readers to the captivating landscapes of Florida. With vivid descriptions, well-developed characters, and a compelling plot, Kirk Munroe's novel offers readers an unforgettable journey. Fans of adventure and historical fiction will undoubtedly find themselves enthralled by this vivid tale.

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[Frontispiece: Arrival of Admiral Ribault's Fleet]

THE FLAMINGO FEATHER

BY

KIRK MUNROE

Author of "SNOWSHOES AND SLEDGES," "THE PAINTED DESERT," "WAKULLA," ETC.

ILLUSTRATED

HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS

NEW YORK AND LONDON

THE FLAMINGO FEATHER

COPYRIGHT, 1887, BY HARPER & BROTHERS

COPYRIGHT, 1915, BY KIRK MUNROE

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. RÉNÉ DE VEAUX II. A WONDERFUL DELIVERANCE III. CHITTA'S REVENGE IV. HAS SE IS HELD PRISONER V. THE ESCAPE OF HAS SE AND RÉNÉ VI. THE JOURNEY IN SEARCH OF FOOD VII. CHITTA BECOMES A SEMINOLE VIII. ON THE TRAIL IX. A TRAP AVOIDED AND FRIENDS DISCOVERED X. MUTINY AT FORT CAROLINE XI. RÉNÉ'S RETURN XII. ABANDONING THE FORT XIII. ARRIVAL OF JEAN RIBAULT XIV. A NIGHT OF TERROR XV. RÉNÉ IN THE HANDS OF HIS ENEMIES XVI. HAS SE RECEIVES THE TOKEN XVII. DEATH OF HAS SE (THE SUNBEAM) XVIII. THE FRENCH HAVE COME AGAIN XIX. THE OLD WORLD ONCE MORE

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ARRIVAL OF ADMIRAL RIBAULT'S FLEET . . . Frontispiece

RÉNÉ SLIPPED QUICKLY THROUGH THE GATE

"FAREWELL, TA LAH LO KO!"

THE DEATH OF HAS SE

The Flamingo Feather

CHAPTER I

RÉNÉ DE VEAUX

On a dreary winter's day, early in the year 1564, young Réné de Veaux, who had just passed his sixteenth birthday, left the dear old chateau where he had spent his happy and careless boyhood, and started for Paris... Continue reading book >>




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