Wednesday, February 01, 2006

The Last of the Mohicans


Category: War

Author: James Fenimore Cooper

Summary: The Last of the Mohicans is one of the great historical romances to come out of America. Set in 1757 amidst the French and Indian War, the novel tells the story of frontier scout Hawkeye and his efforts to conduct two daughters of a fort commander to safety.

1 Comments:

At 8:30 PM, Blogger JDickinson said...

The Last of the Mohicans is a great ALIS choice because it is well respected, has multiple underlying motives, which I will not explicate here to give readers the joy of discovering themselves, and is old enough that there is enough criticism to support nearly any argument.

 

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