The Story: A boy of the Irish nobility is the only survivor of the conquest of his family and their property, which forces him to flee to England. He searches for a way to make a living, hoping in time to become wealthy and be able to take back his family’s land. As his adventures carry him from England to the European mainland, and then to America, he will meet a colorful variety of friends and foes, including one foe who is determined, no matter how many years it takes, to kill him.
Content Overview: There is frequent mild violence as well as infrequent mild swear words and vague references to adult subjects such as sexual immorality. The hero seems to believe that all remotely civilized roads lead to heaven, but this at least makes him seek to live a moral life.