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R. M. Ballantyne (1825–1894)

Autor(a) de The Coral Island

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Obras de R. M. Ballantyne

The Coral Island (1857) 1,272 cópias
Martin Rattler (1902) 173 cópias
The Gorilla Hunters (1861) 144 cópias
The Dog Crusoe and His Master (1860) 130 cópias
The Young Fur-Traders (1856) 125 cópias
The Norsemen in the West (1872) 53 cópias
Fighting the Flames (1876) 51 cópias
The Island Queen (2007) 51 cópias
The World of Ice (1859) 37 cópias
Hudson Bay (1848) 30 cópias
Fighting the Whales (1915) 24 cópias
Erling the Bold (1869) 24 cópias
The Red Eric (1904) 21 cópias
The Golden Dream (1930) 21 cópias
The Wild Man of the West (1863) 20 cópias
Twice Bought (1884) 19 cópias
The Madman and the Pirate (2004) 19 cópias
Fast in the Ice (2008) 19 cópias
Over the Rocky Mountains (1910) 18 cópias
The Lighthouse (1865) 18 cópias
Away in the Wilderness (1863) 17 cópias
The Middy and the Moors (1900) 16 cópias
Shifting Winds (1860) 15 cópias
Silver Lake (2007) 15 cópias
The Lifeboat (1907) 15 cópias
Blown to Bits (1894) 15 cópias
Black Ivory (1873) 15 cópias
Digging for Gold (1869) 14 cópias
The Settler and the Savage (1877) 14 cópias
The Eagle Cliff (1893) 13 cópias
The Big Otter (1887) 13 cópias
The Fugitives (1887) 13 cópias
The Hot Swamp (2007) 13 cópias
Hunting the Lions (2007) 13 cópias
Fort Desolation (2007) 13 cópias
Charlie to the Rescue (1890) 12 cópias
Jarwin and Cuffy (2004) 12 cópias
The Garret and the Garden (1890) 12 cópias
Lost in the Forest (2004) 12 cópias
Life in the Red Brigade (1887) 12 cópias
The Iron Horse (2004) 11 cópias
The Young Trawler (2004) 11 cópias
Freaks on the Fells (2010) 11 cópias
Rivers of Ice (2007) 10 cópias
The Walrus Hunters (2007) 10 cópias
Sunk at Sea (2007) 10 cópias
The Ocean and its Wonders (2009) 9 cópias
The Thorogood Family (2004) 9 cópias
My Doggie and I (2007) 9 cópias
In the Track of the Troops (1881) 9 cópias
The Lively Poll (2007) 9 cópias
Battles with the Sea (1883) 9 cópias
Wrecked But Not Ruined (1900) 8 cópias
Saved by the Lifeboat (2007) 8 cópias
Philosopher Jack (2007) 8 cópias
The Story of the Rock (2004) 8 cópias
Six Months at the Cape (2007) 6 cópias
The Three Little Kittens (1987) 5 cópias
The Life of a Ship (2012) 4 cópias
The Robber Kitten (1876) 4 cópias
Selected Works 3 cópias
A Coxswain's Bride (2007) 3 cópias
The Butterfly's Ball (2007) 3 cópias
Mister Fox (2012) 3 cópias
Mee-A-Ow (2010) 2 cópias
A Double Rescue 1 exemplar(es)
Jack Frost and Son's 1 exemplar(es)
Mercan Adasi (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Away in the Wilderness 1 exemplar(es)
جزیره مرجان 1 exemplar(es)
Reuben's Luck 1 exemplar(es)
Shipwrecked 1 exemplar(es)
My Mother (2012) 1 exemplar(es)
Chit-Chat by a Motherly Cat — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)
Why I Did Not Go to Sea (2010) 1 exemplar(es)
The Coxswains Bride 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Ballantyne, R. M.
Nome de batismo
Ballantyne, Robert Michael
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de enterro
The Protestant Cemetery, Rome, Italy
Local de nascimento
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Local de falecimento
Rome, Italy
Locais de residência
Scotland, UK
Harrow, London, England, UK
The Edinburgh Academy
trader (Hudson's Bay Company|1841-1847)
publishing (Messrs Constable|??-1856)
Ballantyne, James (uncle)
Hudson's Bay Company
Pequena biografia
Robert Michael Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author who wrote more than 100 books.



La leí pensando que era un libro de robinsones (y no quisiera dejarme ninguno por leer, es una forma de filosofía que me obsesiona). Sin embargo, es más un libro de aventuras, aventuras de evangelización, para ser más exactos, lo que no es de extrañar, pues está escrito 1857. No obstante, aunque la parte de lucha con los salvajes y su posterior conversión (sin que se dé la más mínima mezcla espúrea con ellos, faltaría más) me ha aburrido bastante, la parte robinsoniana me ha gustado, los personajes están muy bien dibujados y me ha resultado, como mínimo interesante.… (mais)
aliciamartorell | outras 30 resenhas | Sep 27, 2023 |
A rollicking good story for young adult readers about the settlement of the Bounty mutineers on Pitcairn Island. So convincing that for many years if I came across a historical detail that clashed with Ballantyne’s account, I would disbelieve it.
nwhyte | 1 outra resenha | Aug 28, 2023 |
Volume 1 of Ballantyne’s miscellany with four chromolithograph illustrations by the author.
AgedPeasant | 1 outra resenha | Aug 8, 2023 |
"The Gorilla Hunters" is an adventure novel written by Robert Michael Ballantyne. Published in 1861, the story takes readers on an exciting journey through the jungles of Africa as a group of hunters embarks on a quest to capture the elusive and dangerous gorillas.

The novel follows the adventures of two brothers, Ralph and Peter, who travel to Africa with their uncle to search for gorillas and other exotic animals. Alongside a diverse group of fellow hunters and local guides, they encounter various challenges and dangers in their pursuit.

As the hunters navigate the dense African wilderness, they face encounters with wild animals, treacherous terrain, and hostile tribes. The story offers thrilling action sequences and suspenseful moments as the characters face off against the powerful and intelligent gorillas.

"The Gorilla Hunters" not only provides a thrilling adventure but also explores themes of bravery, survival, and the clash of cultures. Ballantyne's vivid descriptions transport readers to the heart of Africa, depicting its natural beauty and the harsh realities of life in the wild.

The novel also touches upon colonialism and the exploration of uncharted territories during the 19th century. It reflects the prevailing attitudes of the time towards Africa and its people, although it is important to approach the narrative with an understanding of the historical context.

Ballantyne's writing style is engaging and accessible, making "The Gorilla Hunters" an enjoyable read for both young and adult readers. The author's firsthand knowledge of Africa, acquired during his own travels, adds authenticity and depth to the story.
… (mais)
FallsGalloway | outras 2 resenhas | May 7, 2023 |



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