The Stone Chest

G. A. Henty (1832 - 1902)

When the ship, Bluebell, went down, Captain Cromwell and Ruel Gross escaped on a raft, and after several days of suffering, finally reached Cedar Island.
They found a stone chest, and Captain Cromwell was captured by savages. Gross managed to escape gravely injured, but before expiring, told Mrs. Cromwell and son, Bob, that their husband and father was still alive when he escaped. Bob resolved immediately he must try to rescue his father if that was so, because everyone believes he is dead. But the long journey won't be easy. He and his mom manage to get passage on the Dart, but there will be terrible weather and potentially fatal icebergs to fight, a madman, savages, and a host of other events that will put everyone's lives in danger. And is Captain Cromwell still alive; will he be rescued? Will a Stone Chest be found, and if so, what is in that Stone Chest? Mystery and Adventure awaits! (Summary by Laurie Banza) - Summary by Laurie Banza

Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 A Mystery Of The Storm Laurie Banza
Play 02 Off For Zaruth Laurie Banza
Play 03 Among The Icebergs Laurie Banza
Play 04 The Escape From The Icebergs Laurie Banza
Play 05 The Arctic Island Laurie Banza
Play 06 The Madman Laurie Banza
Play 07 A Fearful Fall Laurie Banza
Play 08 A Remarkable Story Laurie Banza
Play 09 The Volcano Of Ice Laurie Banza
Play 10 The Escape Of The "Dart" Laurie Banza
Play 11 Among A Strange Foe Laurie Banza
Play 12 Bob's Discovery Laurie Banza
Play 13 The Big Polar Bear Laurie Banza
Play 14 The Finding Of The Stone Chest Laurie Banza
Play 15 Bob Rescues His Father—Conclusion Laurie Banza