At

ill

III

The Convict

George Payne Rainsford James

LibriVox

C/5

The Convict

0>

s

C8

George Payne Rainsford James

pr

O

0

As young Lord Hadley and his companion Edward Dudley travel along a dark,

P

<2

C/5

coastal road, they encounter a young girl pinioned by a fallen wall. They rescue

o

#g

her and alert her father, stationed on the cliff-top, apparently watching for

*3

Pi

something or someone, before continuing their journey to the home of Sir Arthur

Adelon. What was the girl doing out alone at night? What was her father's

S3

business on the cliff? Who is the sinister-looking stranger that young Edgar

ce

Pm

Adelon spots at the home of his beloved? And does Dudley have a chance with

o

CD

a>

the beautiful heiress Eda, or have her affections been won by his wealthy patron?

OX)

P

As tensions rise between Lord and tutor, tragedy strikes and the harsh reality of

O

o

OJ

the penal system is laid bare. With the backdrop of political unrest and the

QTQ

n>

0

growing Chartist movement, this tale has intrigue, romance and passion.

P

Read for LibriVox.org by Lynne T

P

&

Total runtime 15:31:05

P

N-.

P

CJ

c

o

U

This LibriVox recording is in the public domain and may be reproduced, distributed or modified without

C/5

S5

**

a

Ch

p

X

permission. The LibriVox objective is to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in

3

H

audioformat on the Internet. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org

fD

C/5

Cover image: Toreingang in Meiften by Caspar David Friedrich ( - 1840)

Cover designed by Availle.This design is in the public domain.