The Pathfinder: Or, The Inland Sea
The Floating Press, 1. 7. 2011 - Počet stran: 538
Gear up for a stiff dose of frontier life with The Pathfinder, the third novel in James Fenimore Cooper's beloved Leatherstocking Tales series. Focusing on the pioneer hero Natty Bumppo and his efforts to help the scattered members of a frontier community in the American Midwest, the novel is rich in historical detail, conflict, and adventure.
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When they reached the ground, Arrowhead intimated his intention to go towards the fire, and ascertain who had lighted it, while he advised his wife and the two others to return to a canoe, which they had left in the adjacent stream, ...
... sitting so long in the canoe," she added, as the rich blood slowly returned to a cheek that had paled in spite of her efforts to be calm, "and there may be females with the strangers." "Come, then, child, it is but a cable's length, ...
canoe, too much accustomed to obedience, solitude, and the gloom of the forest to feel apprehension. The three who remained in the wind-row now picked their way around its tangled maze, and gained the margin of the woods.
We expected to meet you before you reached the Falls, where we have left our own canoe, while we thought it might do no harm to come up a few miles, in order to be of service if wanted. It is lucky we did, for I doubt if Arrowhead be ...
"Ay, but do you handle the brace and the bow-line, the wheel and the lead-line, the reef-point and the top-rope? The paddle is a good thing, out of doubt, in a canoe, but of what use is it in the ship?" "Nay, I respect all men in their ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - TheGalaxyGirl - LibraryThing
I read The Deerslayer and The Last of the Mohicans many years ago, and was interested to discover this version of Natty Bumppo. In keeping with his era, Cooper is quite long-winded and didactic at ... Přečíst celou recenzi
LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - Lukerik - LibraryThing
A nice edition, with few typos and excellent critical apparatus. You don't, strictly speaking, need the notes (unless you must know the meaning of every nautical term), but you'll come to appreciate ... Přečíst celou recenzi