Harry Revel begins as a murder mystery and ends as a historical novel set in the Peninsular War. It was published in 1903 by Cassell. The story is told from the point of view of a boy, Harry Revel, who is an innocent witness to the action.
On this page you can find a collection of resources about the novel. You can read about the bases of the plot and the geographical setting. There is also a chapter-by-chapter summary, some notes on the text and a description of all the main characters.
You can also read a fuller study of the historical context of the novel here.