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A thrilling children's adventure novel based on the true story of an Ethiopian who ended up as a wealthy landowner and as a general in the Russian army - and also managed indirectly to change the course of Russian literary history, since his great grandson was Alexander Pushkin. Most of all it's the story of a boy who never gives up.
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Abraham Hannibal and the Raiders of the Sands is the first of two novels covering the life of Abraham. In this, the first, Frances describes Abraham as a boy in Ethiopia, visiting the Emperor in his frescoed castles, marvelling at the mightly obelisks, contending with crocodiles and landslides; it tells of his departure to see Louis XIV, his capture by brigands in Arabia, and his journey into slavery, savagely interrupted by being shipwrecked on a Greek Island.From the Author:
"When I discovered that the African ancestor was an Ethiopian Prince who was kidnapped as a slave when a child and became a protege of Tsar Peter the Great, I realised that I had the kernel of a really exciting children's historical novel" says Frances Somers Cocks
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