The Paperback of the Bendigo Shafter (Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures) by Louis L’Amour at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Reviews Bendigo Shafter. By Louis L’Amour. (New York: Bantam Books, pages, $ Bendigo Shafter. By Louis L’Amour. Original Publisher: Bantam Books Current Publisher: Bantam Dell Publishing Group (Random House, Inc.).

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At the time of his death all of his works were in print 86 novels, 14 short-story collections and one full-length work of nonfiction and he was considered “one of the world’s most popular writers”.

Bendigo Shafter

I felt like Bendigo was a really great guy, maybe too great? The first L’Amour novel published under this contract was Radigan in I originally only read these novels because my dad did and I wanted to impress him. At what point does a group of strangers become a community? See 2 questions about Bendigo Shafter…. I’m not sure what else a person can say, shaffter than this was an enjoyable read that call to me whenever I set the book down.

I have just read this book as an e-book and it ends at the Medicine Wheel.

To ask other readers questions about Bendigo Shafterplease sign up. Louis L’Amour is pr Young Bendigo Shafter and a group going out west set out to build a town together. Not to participate but to observe and record. Apr 11, Allison rated it liked it.


Like when Bendigo tells us a lion attack kept him bedridden for two whole weeks, then a few pages later we see him go horseback riding a mere week after said attack. If this is the same Ethan then he is still alive during the same time as Tell, Orrin and Tyerel come West, as well as all the other youngsters in the Sackett clan. The depth of his research, the details and the lines that provoke thought and still stand true all tie together to make his stories live on.

Louis was trying to show the readers that at the end of they day, Benjamin will do what needs to be done without hesitation.

Bendigo is a little to good to be true typical hero but it’s a fun read. He is not a perfect man. Louis L’Amour put out a lot of great books.

Through these brutally demanding experiences, young Bendigo is forged into a man. Do Far and away my favorite of all Louis L’Amour books.

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Novelists, even Western writers, have the opportunity to project their thoughts and philosophy onto those of the protagonist and Louis L’Amour shzfter it best in this book. In between the great quotes, though, it felt like each turning point in Bendigo’s life was its own vignette and by the end it just didn’t feel like they added up to a cohesive whole.


The story of this unnamed town is credible and posible and I can’t shake off the feeling that it’s the same story of many places around the world. What’s the male equivalent of a “Mary Sue”? In the midst of all the western hero action, would be moments like this one:. From the hardships of the first winter to bendigk gradual building of a new town and a young man’s mind and maturity to the caresses of L’Amour’s obvious deep love for the country itself In the Postscript, Beau L’Amour hsafter you through Louis’ personal notes shater ideas for one of his most popular and influential novels.

When he goes to New York to reclaim his love from his childhood sweetheart, Ninon, he is faced with new challenges. Dec 14, Tyler Rosenhan rated it it was amazing. Trivia About Bendigo Shafter.

Yet it is my good fortune to feel, to see, to hear, to be aware. Louis L’Amour wrote many books and every one of benigo is a treasure to read.

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