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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... they form a sort of oases in the solemn obscurity of the virgin forests of America. The particular wind-row of which we are writing lay on the brow of a gentle acclivity, and, though small, it had opened the way for an extensive ...
The elm with its graceful and weeping top, the rich varieties of the maple, most of the noble oaks of the American forest, with the broad-leaved linden known in the parlance of the country as the basswood, mingled their uppermost ...
... your breakers, your whales, or your waterspouts, and your endless motion, in this bit of a forest, child?" "And where are your tree-tops, your solemn silence, your fragrant leaves, and your beautiful green, uncle, on the ocean?
Now, where are your gales, and hurricanes, and trades, and levanters, and such like incidents, in this bit of a forest? And what f1shes have you swimming beneath yonder tame surface?" "That there have been tempests here, ...
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.
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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
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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