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John Meade Falkner

  • 5 stars across 4 books

    John Meade Falkner was born in Wiltshire and spent much of his childhood in Dorchester and Weymouth. He was a student at Hertford College, Oxford and graduated with a degree in history in 1882. Falkner because a teacher before going into business and became chairman of Armstrong Whitworth Co., one of the largest arms manufacturers in the world. After his retirement in 1921 he became Honorary Reader in Paleography at Durham University, as well as Honorary Librarian to the Dean and Chapter Library of Durham Cathedral. He lived in Divinity House, Durham, in front of the cathedral, until his death in 1902.
    1st March 2018

    Moonfleet

    A tale of smuggling set among the cliffs, caves, and downs of Dorset. Everyone in the tiny village of Moonflee... More

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    1st August 2013

    Oxford Children's Classics: Moonfleet

    If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable storie... More

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    6th June 1983

    Moonfleet

    One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a classic tale of smuggling and adventure, set on the Dorset... More

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    26th January 1995

    Moonfleet

    "Moonfleet" (1898) begins as a mystery and an adventure story, a tale of smuggling set among the cliffs, caves, and down... More

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