Alcott published over 30 books and collections of short stories, leaving a legacy of wonderful stories to be enjoyed by generations of young readers. This is one of her collections of short stories, prescribed in many school curriculum's.
He rushed headlong down the path he had come, at each step fearing that he would feel a hand laying on his shoulder. It was not until he had left the last trees behind him and was standing on the open plain, that he dared to look around. Then he thought that a figure in white was still standing...
The tale of an Irish boy raised as an Indian in imperial India. It is the story of his coming of age in a world of high adventure, mystic quests, and the "great game" between the British and the Russians for control of Central Asia.