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    • The Coral Island

    • By: R. M. Ballantyne
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Heroes Ralph, Jack and Peterkin set sail on the Arrow and are the only three survivors of a fearful shipwreck. They are washed ashore on a seemingly idyllic coral island.This tranquillity is violently disturbed, first by a tribe of bloodthirsty cannibals and then by the invasion of a vicious pirate and his gang of cut-throats. Will the boys thwart their enemies and live to see England again?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I really enjoyed the first 3/4 of this novel.

    • By Dennis on 09-05-16

    Regular price: $19.18

    • The Coral Island

    • A Tale of the Pacific Ocean
    • By: R. M. Ballantyne
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. R. M. Ballantyne, a devout Christian and outspoken advocate for Christian boyhood, changed the lives of hundreds of thousands with his globe-trekking adventure stories that emphasized Christian character in the face of adversity. In The Coral Island, three Christian boys, shipwrecked in the South Pacific, rely on godly wisdom, biblical insight, and plucky courage to outwit and overcome pirates and cannibals.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Coral Island

    • By: R. M. Ballantyne
    • Narrated by: Wayne Forester
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
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    An enduringly popular classic of children's fiction, The Coral Island tells the story of three boys stranded on a seemingly idyllic desert island. Thoughtful Ralph, clever, brave Jack and mischievous Peterkin soon find, however, that their new home has more than a few surprises in store! Wayne Forester's energetic reading brings this classic adventure vididly to life.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Martin Rattler

    • By: R. M. Ballantyne
    • Narrated by: Peter Newcombe Joyce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Robert Michael Ballantyne was one of the most popular adventure story writers during Victoria's reign. He believed that boys should grow up taking risks, and his hero, Martin Rattler, certainly has a thrilling time in this tale. Aunt Dorothy Grumbit thinks him a very bad boy, but Martin possesses all the manly virtues that one expects from a Ballantyne hero, and the story has all the traditional elements of a rollicking yarn: jolly jack tars, pirates, shipwreck, travel up the Amazon, diamond mines and capture by savage tribes.

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Gorilla Hunters

    • By: R. M. Ballantyne
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this exciting sequel to The Coral Island, R. M. Ballantyne continues the adventures of Ralph Rover, Jack Martin, and Peterkin Gay, who go to hunt and study Africa's elusive gorilla. The trio has a knack for finding danger, and there are many hilarious and hair-raising events they must pass through. Elephants and lions are just a few of the dangers that roam the African safari. The real question is, can Ralph, Jack, and Peterkin survive the dangers of a brutal slave-trader and a volatile native king?

    Regular price: $24.47