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The Young Carthaginian

Audiobook

G. A. Henty's latest historical adventure story for boys is set in ancient times during the Punic wars between Carthage and Rome, who are vying for world dominance. It follows the adventures of young Malchus, an officer in Hannibal's army, as the army makes its incredible journey across the Alps, bringing cannons and elephants to overpower the great Roman Empire. Malchus has an unsullied energy that allows him to escape attacks from lions and wolves and maneuver through Carthage's subterranean reservoir on a raft. Even though Carthage is eventually defeated, the thrilling clashes and vexing dilemmas gain the listener's undivided attention, while the fascinating detail of the story provides an absorbing lesson in ancient history.


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Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781483055381
  • File size: 364842 KB
  • Release date: November 9, 2004
  • Duration: 12:40:05

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781483055381
  • File size: 365305 KB
  • Release date: November 9, 2004
  • Duration: 12:40:05
  • Number of parts: 11

Formats

OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1240
Text Difficulty:9-12

G. A. Henty's latest historical adventure story for boys is set in ancient times during the Punic wars between Carthage and Rome, who are vying for world dominance. It follows the adventures of young Malchus, an officer in Hannibal's army, as the army makes its incredible journey across the Alps, bringing cannons and elephants to overpower the great Roman Empire. Malchus has an unsullied energy that allows him to escape attacks from lions and wolves and maneuver through Carthage's subterranean reservoir on a raft. Even though Carthage is eventually defeated, the thrilling clashes and vexing dilemmas gain the listener's undivided attention, while the fascinating detail of the story provides an absorbing lesson in ancient history.


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