The four feathers

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A story of the legendary feats of a man four times accused of cowardice, The Four Feathers is a well-crafted, suspenseful novel by British author A.E.W. Mason during the height of England's colonial domination. The tale centers around the exploits of Harry Feversham, whose untimely resignation from his regiment earns him three white feathers from his friends and one from his fianc,̌ all representing his fear and disgrace in their esteem. Determined to prove his bravery to the others and himself, Harry travels to Africa alone in pursuit of his comrades, who have gone before him and been lost in the war. By utilizing various disguises and enduring heat, enemies, and even a horrific prison, Harry embarks on an epic quest for the redemption of his honor.
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subject_facet Adventure fiction, British -- Sudan -- Fiction, Cowardice -- Fiction, Electronic books, Fiction, Love stories, Male friendship -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Fiction, Sudan -- Fiction, Sudan -- History -- 1881-1899 -- Drama, War stories
title_display The four feathers
title_full The four feathers [electronic resource] / A. E. W. Mason, The four feathers [electronic resource] / A.E.W. Mason ; John Lee, The four feathers [electronic resource] Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948.
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topic_facet British, Cowardice, Electronic books, Fiction, History, Male friendship, Soldiers