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You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.org Title: The Wanderers Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and Orinoco Author: W.H.G.
Kingston Illustrator: Perat (31 engravings, all badly signed) Release Date: May 15, 2007 [EBook #21483] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE WANDERERS *** Produced by Nick Hodson of London, England The Wanderers; or Adventures in the Wilds of Trinidad and up the Orinoco, by W.H.G.
Kingston. ________________________________________________________________________ For political reasons the Macnamara family are forced to leave their old home in Pennsylvania, and elect to resettle in Trinidad.
A big mistake because it is being administered by a bigoted Spanish religious government.
The mother dies and is buried, but two Roman Catholic priests arrive with the intention of carrying out the funeral under their rites.
So once again the family are displaced, this time for religious reasons.
They escape to South America, and make their way into the Orinoco river.
There follow innumerable adventures and near shaves of various kinds.
But it was a mistake again, because the Spanish are administering the territory, and wish to root out anyone who has no business to be there. On escaping all this they hear that a new administration in Trinidad has abolished the malpractices of the Spanish priestly regime, and they are welcome to return. They sell the Trinidad plantation at a profit, and return to England, though always hankering after their original settlement in Pennsylvania. ________________________________________________________________________ THE WANDERERS; OR ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF TRINIDAD AN...





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