Sackett’s Land

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Number of Pages
208
Publication year
1980
Book Rating
4.14/5 (6878 ratings)

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The object of an Englishman’s revenge, Barnabas Sackett, a farmer, flees England on a ship. Taken initially as prisoner, Sackett becomes Captain and sets sail to the Americas, where he and his crew establish trade relations with the natives.

After finding six golden Roman coins buried in the mud of the Devil's Dyke, Barnabas Sackett enthusiastically awakens in products {} offer for commerce in the usa. However, Sackett includes a potent enemy: Rupert Genester, nephew of an earl, wants him dead. A battle promise made to Sackett's dad threatens Genester's inheritance. On the eve of the departure for America, Sackett is assaulted and thrown into the grip of a pirate boat. Genester's orders are for him to vanish into the seas of the Atlantic. But after managing to escape, Sackett makes his way into the Carolina shore. He sees in the raw, rich property the guarantee of a bright future. However, before that dream may be accomplished, he must return to England and find that the secret of his dad's heritage.

What makes this book stand out?

The book stands out for the historical knowledge that can be gained from it.

Read it for

The exciting storyline and the forever-refreshed insights that L’Amour lets you look into.

Don't read it for

This is not as much a Western story as L’Amour’s typical books, and has also been called as not being written in a way that is believable.

Brief about Author Louis L'Amour