The Master An Adventure Story Author:T. H. White From the author of "The Sword in the Stone." This novel is an exciting straightforward narrative, its tone recalling "Treasure Island." Its setting is indeed an island, a small, lonely but not deserted one: it is inhabited, as the twins who chance to be marooned there soon discover, not by savages but by super-civilized beings. The adventures in... more » which they become involved are marvelous but not incredible.
Few novels can be read with equal enjoyment by children and grown-ups. This is one of them. It is not written "down" or "up" but in a style and with a purpose which command attention from all classes of readers. The author himself described it as a simple adventure story with a suppressed moral.
The book contains endpapers which include a map and drawings.« less