The story follows Malchus, Hannibal’s cousin, as he joins Hannibal in his attempt to conquer Rome in the Second Punic War (218-203 B.C.). Hannibal and Malchus must overcome geography, wild animals, and the Rome itself in their quest. As always, Henty does an excellent job of blending fiction with historical facts giving the reader a great story and a better understanding of history.
First published in 1887, this edition is derived from the original book with 12 black & white illustrations by C. J. Staniland. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Author(s):G. A. Henty
Illustrator(s): C. J. Staniland
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 12pt ISBN: 9781649652171
Paperback: Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.
George Alfred Henty, often referred to as G.A. Henty, was a prolific British author renowned for his captivating historical adventure novels designed primarily for young readers. Born in Trumpington, England, Henty's passion for storytelling emerged during his early years. Learn More