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The Four Feathers

A. E. W. Mason

The Four Feathers is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A.E.W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title.The novel tells the story of British officer, Harry Feversham, who resigns his commission in the East Surrey Regiment just prior to Sir Garnet Wolseley's 1882 expedition to Egypt to suppress the rising of Urabi Pasha. He is faced with censure from three of his comrades for cowardice, signified by the delivery of three white feathers to him, from Captain Trench and Lieutenants Castleton and Willoughby, and the loss of the support of his Irish fiancée, Ethne Eustace, who presents him with the fourth feather. His best friend in the regiment, Captain Durrance becomes his rival for Ethne. (Summary extracted from Wikipedia)

The Four Feathers is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A.E.W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title.The novel tells the story of British officer, Harry Feversham, who resigns his commission in the East Surrey Regiment just prior to Sir Garnet Wolseley's 1882 expedition to Egypt to suppress the rising of Urabi Pasha. He is faced with censure from three of his comrades for cowardice, signified by the delivery of three white feathers to him, from Captain Trench and Lieutenants Castleton and Willoughby, and the loss of the support of his Irish fiancée, Ethne Eustace, who presents him with the fourth feather. His best friend in the regiment, Captain Durrance becomes his rival for Ethne. (Summary extracted from Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Four Feathers is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A.E.W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title.The novel tells the story of British officer, Harry Feversham, who resigns his commission in the East Surrey Regiment just prior to Sir Garnet Wolseley's 1882 expedition to Egypt to suppress the rising of Urabi Pasha. He is faced with censure from three of his comrades for cowardice, signified by the delivery of three white feathers to him, from Captain Trench and Lieutenants Castleton and Willoughby, and the loss of the support of his Irish fiancée, Ethne Eustace, who presents him with the fourth feather. His best friend in the regiment, Captain Durrance becomes his rival for Ethne. (Summary extracted from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

11h 27m


Chapters

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01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

23:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

17:57


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

29:12


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:25


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

21:16


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:19


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

13:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

23:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

12:58


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:46


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

31:32


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

21:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

21:47


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

25:29


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

23:04


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

18:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

22:00


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:20


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

22:26


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:40


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

33:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

15:58


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

34:35


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

25:06


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

28:04


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

20:43


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

14:36


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

15:32


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

13:05


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:54