Tales of Foreign Lands: Volume 1
Tales of Foreign Lands: Volumes 1, 2, and 3, are a series of highly adventurous stories meant to instill faith, courage, a knowledge of history as well as detailed geographic facts. Each volume contains 4 short stories.
Volume 1 includes
- Love Your Enemies ... a story about the Patrick O'Neal family in New Zealand in the mid 19th Century.
- Maron ... which takes place in 1860 Lebanon.
- The Festival of Corpus Christi ... a story about the work of the Jesuits in Bolivia, circa 1767.
- The Cabin Boys, which takes place in 1798, the ninth year of the bloody French Revolution.
These stories were compiled by Rev. Joseph Siillmann, S.J., a Swiss priest ordained in 1874. Boys and girls will find these stories historical, exciting and inspiring.