Martin of Old London by Herbert Strang
Posted: June 9th, 2023, 2:23 pm
This is a thriller. Set in London in 1666, it is a story of the adventures of 14 year old orphan Martin Leake, his friends, and his enemies. There is plenty of intrigue, mysterious midnight goings-on, suspicious characters, kidnappings and escapes, and possibly stolen jewels and gold. All this set against the background of the Great London Fire. (Naturally, Martin worked for the bakery where the fire started, although he didn't start it.) I would record this book myself but I think it needs several British accents that are beyond this poor Texas boy's abilities. I found it a fun read.