By Tony Maxwell
THE younger LIONS - An grownup African-Adventure Story
Robert Hamilton used to be a naive 18 year-old, a tender Lion from the colony...
... until eventually he met Emma, his mother's appealing more youthful sister in London.
An grownup action-adventure tale set in nineteenth Century South Africa at the Transvaal goldfields now overshadowed via the looming chance of the Anglo-Boer War.
The younger Lions is the tale of Robert's adventures within the bedrooms and within the wild bushveld of a land suffering to come back to phrases with its huge, immense wealth now the envy of in another country interests.
˃˃˃ The younger Lions is the 1st in a sequence at the adventures of the Hamilton relatives in Africa.
The novel, THE courageous males, is the sequel to The younger Lions.
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Eventually, he gave up and determined to stroll, even supposing he had no concept in what course. He confirmed Emma’s tackle in Belgravia to 2 younger males he encountered status outdoor the station. “You’re in good fortune mate, it’s within sight and we all know a shortcut, don’t we Shorty? ” one responded, euphemistically pertaining to a hulking fellow who used to be something yet brief. They trigger down rain-swept, abandoned streets, weaving out and in of foetid alleyways and down slender wynds. “It’s simply besides you fellows are accustomed to the area,” Robert started to say while, all at once, the only known as Shorty struck him an important blow at the aspect of his head. Down on his knees, Robert cried out for aid as he attempted to thrust back the blows that rained down on his face and head. Mercifully, he slipped into unconsciousness and collapsed at the pavement. whilst he got here to his senses, his head throbbed and his mouth was once jam-packed with blood from a reduce on his lip. He struggled to his ft and staggered out of the alleyway and onto a street. the 2 footpads had taken his canvas holdall, emptied his wallet of unfastened switch and, worst of all, he couldn't locate Emma’s tackle. in spite of the fact that, he was once relieved to discover they'd overlooked the few kilos he had filled in his boot and the £200 Isabella had sewn into his jacket lining. He controlled to make his method to a chief highway the place he encountered a policeman status less than a gasoline streetlamp. Seeing the blood on his face, the policeman sat him down on a step and blew his whistle for support. utilizing his grubby handkerchief, Robert wiped clean the blood from his face and, after explaining what had occurred, requested the policeman for assist in attending to his aunt’s domestic in Belgravia. one other policeman, who had arrived at the scene, hailed a passing cab and urged the driving force to take Robert to Belgravia. It used to be o’clock within the morning whilst Robert’s cab reached Belgravia. As he now not had Emma’s tackle, the one clue he may well provide to the cab motive force used to be his uncle’s identify, Sir Reginald Lolandish. A policeman status on a nook acknowledged he knew Sir Reginald, and directed them to a four-storey townhouse overlooking a small park. including a beneficiant gratuity, Robert paid his cab fare, yet requested the cabbie to attend whereas he made definite it used to be the appropriate condo. He rang the doorbell 3 times prior to a sleepy taking a look housemaid eventually opened the door. “Master Robert? ” she requested. “Yes, I’m sorry I’m so overdue. ” “Robert! Robert! Come in,” one other voice referred to as from contained in the condominium. Robert became and, waving his due to the cabbie, walked inside of. the luxurious furniture within the huge, immense front have been extraordinary adequate, yet not anything extra so than the looks of the younger lady who ran down the steps and embraced him. “Oh, Robert, i'm so very joyful you're right here. We have been so anxious. ” “Hello Aunt Emma, I’m happy to be right here too. ” She used to be tall and gorgeous, with a great determine basically slightly hid by way of a diaphanous silk nightdress and a carelessly open dressing costume. Her lengthy, darkish auburn hair cascaded over her shoulders and her light, appealing face, large set eyes and entire, sensuous lips took his breath away.