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Tales of Foreign Lands: Volume 2

Tales of Foreign Lands: Volume 2

$ 15.95

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 2 includes: 

  • The Shipwreck ... a story of two boys shipwreaked off the coast of the cannibal-infested Solomon Islands.
  • Crosses and Crowns ...  a tale about the persecution of Christians in Vietnam in the 1880s.
  • Prince Arumugam ... set in India where the rajah's son converts to Christianity despite his father's tenacious opposition and determination to uproot his son's new-found faith by all means fair and foul.
  • The Pirate's Prisoner ... the story of a young boy, Francesco, captured by the pirate Achmed who hopes to induce the boy to become a Muslim and his successor.  Meanwhile, Francesco's father tries desperately to ransom his beloved son.

These stories were compiled by Rev. Joseph Siillmann, S.J., a Swiss priest ordained in 1874.  Boys and girls will find these stories exciting and inspiring.

 

 



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