The story of a valuable bracelet, of diamonds, stolen from a Hindoo idol by a British soldier in India. This bracelet becomes the possession of Colonel Thorndyke. A little later he is wounded and returns home to England. The secret of the bracelet is told to the Colonel's brother, a country squire, and the treasure is left to younger members of the Thorndyke family.
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About the Author
George Alfred Henty (8 December 1832 - 16 November 1902) was a prolific English novelist and war correspondent. He is best known for his historical adventure stories that were popular in the late 19th century. His works include The Dragon & The Raven (1886), For The Temple (1888), Under Drake's Flag (1883) and In Freedom's Cause (1885). G. A. Henty was born in Trumpington, near Cambridge. He was a sickly child who had to spend long periods in bed. During his frequent illnesses he became an avid reader and developed a wide range of interests which he carried into adulthood.