FP now includes 8136 eBooks in its collection.

  main page

Down the River to the Sea

Book Details

Title:Down the River to the Sea
Machar, Agnes Maule   
(1 of 3 for author by title)
Marjorie's Canadian Winter -- A Story of the Northern Lights
Published:   1894
Publisher:Home Book Company
Tags:Canada, Canadiana, Niagara, non-fiction, Ontario, St. Lawrence River, travelogue

A quiet chronicle of a trip down the St. Lawrence River, past Niagara, to Kingston, Quebec, and through the Canadian channel of the Thousand Islands. Nearly all the members of the little part are Canadians, and the writer's point of view is thoroughly Canadian. Many striking episodes of Canadian history and legend are touched upon, and of course there are threads of romance to brighten this pleasant narrative of a summer jaunt. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:184 Info

Author Bio for Machar, Agnes Maule

Author Image

Agnes Maule Machar (23 January 1837 – 24 January 1927) was a Canadian author and social reformer.

Machar was a prolific writer. Her first published book, Faithful Unto Death, was a memorial to a janitor at Queen's, published in 1859. Her 1870 novel, Katie Johnstone's Cross, won the Campbell's Prize (offered by Toronto publisher James Campbell and Son), and she won the same prize again the next year for Lucy Raymond. In 1874 she received another prize, this time for For King and Country, awarded by The Canadian Monthly and National Review; the novel is probably her best known work. Writing under her own name, and the pseudonym Fidelis, Machar published at least eight novels, a biography of her father, and many poems and essays. An anthology of her poetry, Lays of the "True North" and Other Canadian Poems was published in 1899, and she coauthored six historical works.--Wikipedia.

Available Formats

UTF-8 text   20120610.txt
Epub20120610.epubIf you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.
Mobi/Kindle20120610.mobiInfoNot all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.
PDF (tablet)20120610-a5.pdf
HTML Zip20120610-h.zip

Kindle Direct (New, Experimental)

Send this book direct to your kindle via email. We need your Send-to-Kindle Email address, which can be found by looking in your Kindle device’s Settings page. All kindle email addresses will end in @kindle.com. Note you must add our email server’s address, [email protected], to your Amazon account’s Approved E-mail list. This list may be found on your Amazon account: Your AccountManage Your Content and DevicesPreferencesPersonal Document SettingsApproved Personal Document E-mail ListAdd a new approved e-mail address.

Send to Kindle Email Address:

This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it.

Here at FadedPage and our companion site Distributed Proofreaders Canada, we pride ourselves on producing the best ebooks you can find. Please tell us about any errors you have found in this book, or in the information on this page about this book.