She

      H. Rider Haggard
She

A classic Victorian adventure into the realm of the unknown"She" is Ayesha, the mysterious white queen of a Central African Tribe and the goal of three English gentlemen, who must face shipwreck, fever, and cannibals in their quest to find her hidden realm. First published in 1887, She has enthralled the imaginations of many-from Freud, who prescribed the book to one of his patients, to the generations of readers, who remain fascinated by the book's revealing and fantastic representations of dangerous women, adventuring men, and unexplored Africa.Available for the first time from Penguin Classics, edited by Patrick Brantlinger, this edition of one of the most famous works of popular literature includes a critical introduction, suggestions for further reading, and explanatory notes.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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    Ayesha, the Return of She

      H. Rider Haggard
Ayesha, the Return of She

A Collection of a gothic-fantasy novel Fictions You Must ReadA Collection of a gothic-fantasy novel Fictions You Must Read"I die not. I shall come again, and shall once more be beautiful. I swear it—it is true!" — SHEAyesha's strange last words before her apparent death in She (Dover 0-486-20643-2), Haggard's famous story of adventure, suspense, and the supernatural, come true. Guided by a vision, Leo Vincey, with his companion Holly, searches and finally finds his beloved. Ayesha: The Return of "She" concludes this incredible and thrilling drama of mystery, reincarnation, and immortal love.The English novelist Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) is one of the few popular writers who created their own mythological worlds. Ayesha, one of the great mythical creations of the late 19th century, continues to fascinate generations of readers. As Haggard writes, "Who and what was Ayesha, nay—what is Ayesha? An incarnate essence, a materialized spirit of Nature, the unforeseeing, the lovely, the cruel, and the immortal; ensouled alone, redeemable only by Humanity and its piteous sacrifice?" This book, which can be read by itself, continues to explore this mystery in a tale filled with exciting trials, ordeals, and exotic adventures in Asia.Haggard creates unique and memorable characters — Leo Vincey and Ludwig Horace Holly, both determined to find the object of their quest or die; the Khania Atene of Kaloon, obsessed with love for Leo, and perhaps a reincarnation of the ancient Egyptian princess, Amenartas; the Khan, her mad and insanely jealous husband, with his death-hounds; Simbri, an evil shaman, wizard, and magician; the Hesea of the House of Fire, the high priestess of a cult of Isia worshippers transplanted to Asia; and more. This edition also includes 47 bold and imaginative illustrations by the noted English illustrator and painter, Maurice Greiffenhagen (1862-1931).Haggard's novels have been called parables, asking "What are science, learning, and consciousness of knowledge and power, in the face of Omnipotence?" They have been called romance. And they have been called excitingly alive and imaginative by almost everyone from Robert Louis Stevenson to George Orwell.
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    She and Allan

      H. Rider Haggard
She and Allan

"I believe it was the old Egyptians – a very wise people, probably indeed much wiser than we know for in the leisure of their ample centuries they had time to think out things – who declared that each individual personality is made up of six or seven different elements, although the Bible only allows us three, namely body soul and spirit..." Wanting to learn if he can communicate with deceased loved ones, adventurer and trader Allan Quatermain seeks a meeting with the feared Zulu witch-doctor Zikali. He tells Allan he must seek out a great white sorceress who rules a hidden kingdom far to the north, and he charges Allan to take a message to her. En route, Quatermain encounters emigrant Scotsmen, cannibals, witch doctors, the beautiful Inez, and of course the mysterious She, or Ayesha. Although third in order of publication, this book is first in the chronology of the adventures of She.
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    The People of the Mist

      H. Rider Haggard
The People of the Mist

This is an excellent edition of The People of the Mist, a classic, much loved, lost race fantasy novel written by H. Rider Haggard. It is a wonderful addition to the collection. Any profits generated from the sale of this book will go towards the Freeriver Community Project which aims to promote well-being and strong communities. To learn more about the Freeriver Community Project please visit the website. www.freerivercommunity.com
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    King Solomon's Mines

      H. Rider Haggard
King Solomons Mines

"I, Allan Quatermain, of Durban, Natal, Gentleman, make oath and say - That's how I headed my deposition before the magistrate about poor Khiva's and Ventvögel's sad deaths; but somehow it doesn't seem quite the right way to begin a book. And, besides, am I a gentleman? What is a gentleman? I don't quite know, and yet I have had to do with niggers - no, I will scratch out that word "niggers," for I do not like it. I've known natives who are, and so you will say, Harry, my boy, before you have done with this tale, and I have known mean whites with lots of money and fresh out from home, too, who are not." This book has a beautiful glossy cover and a blank page for the dedication.
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    The Ivory Child

      H. Rider Haggard
The Ivory Child

A classic adventure novel featuring Allan Quatermain. "It is enough to say that when Allan Quatermain, in the opening sentence of his narrative, speaks of this as 'one of the strangest of all the adventures which have befallen me in the course of a life, that so far can scarcely be called tame or humdrum,' he is well within the mark."
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    She: A History of Adventure

      H. Rider Haggard
She: A History of Adventure

A runaway bestseller on its publication in 1887, H. Rider Haggard’s She is a Victorian thrill ride of a novel, featuring a lost African kingdom ruled by a mysterious, implacable queen; ferocious wildlife and yawning abysses; and an eerie love story that spans two thousand years. She has bewitched readers from Freud and Jung to C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien; in her Introduction to this Modern Library Paperback Classic—which includes period illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen and Charles H. M. Kerr—Margaret Atwood asserts that the awe-inspiring Ayesha, “She-who-must-be-obeyed,” is “a permanent feature of the human imagination.”

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    Cleopatra

      H. Rider Haggard
Cleopatra

Set in the Ptolemaic era the story revolves around the survival of a dynastic bloodline protected by the Priesthood of Isis. Harmachis, the last living descendent of this bloodline, is charged by the Priesthood with the overthrow of Cleopatra, the ejection of the Romans, and the restoration of Egypt to it's golden age.
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    Morning Star

      H. Rider Haggard
Morning Star

It was evening in Egypt, thousands of years ago, when the Prince Abi, governor of Memphis and of great territories in the Delta, made fast his ship of state to a quay beneath the outermost walls of the mighty city of Uast or Thebes, which we moderns know
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    Eric Brighteyes

      H. Rider Haggard
Eric Brighteyes

Eric Brighteyes is an epic viking novel by H. Rider Haggard, and focuses on the adventures of its principal character during the 10th century in Iceland. Any profits generated from the sale of this book will go towards the Freeriver Community Project which aims to promote well-being and strong communities. To learn more about the Freeriver Community Project please visit the website. www.freerivercommunity.com
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    Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch

      H. Rider Haggard
Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch

Designed for school districts, educators, and students seeking to maximize performance on standardized tests, Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of Lysbeth, A Tale of the Dutch by H. Rider Haggard was edited for students who are actively building their vocabularies in anticipation of taking PSAT¿, SAT¿, AP¿ (Advanced Placement¿), GRE¿, LSAT¿, GMAT¿ or similar examinations.PSAT¿ is a registered trademark of the College Entrance Examination Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation neither of which sponsors or endorses this book; SAT¿ is a registered trademark of the College Board which neither sponsors nor endorses this book; GRE¿, AP¿ and Advanced Placement¿ are registered trademarks of the Educational Testing Service which neither sponsors nor endorses this book, GMAT¿ is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admissions Council which is neither affiliated with this book nor endorses this book, LSAT¿ is a registered trademark of the Law School Admissions Council which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. All rights reserved. --This text refers to the Digital edition. --This text refers to the Digital edition.
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    Smith and the Pharaohs, and other Tales

      H. Rider Haggard
Smith and the Pharaohs, and other Tales

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
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    Long Odds

      H. Rider Haggard
Long Odds

A Detailed Biography Also Included at the Start.The subjects and historical periods that British action-adventure writer H. Rider Haggard tackled in his vast body of work ranged considerably, but one element remains a constant thread that unites his entire oeuvre: heart-racing adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat. If you're looking for an engaging and entertaining read, try Haggard's Long Odds.
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    The Ghost Kings

      H. Rider Haggard
The Ghost Kings

A strange girl, was Rachel Dove . . . raised in the jungles of Africa by a mother with mystical leanings and a father possessed by the missionary spirit. "Lady of the Lightning," the Kaffirs called her, in memory of her surviving a violent storm -- a name that foretold her later, mystic reputation among them. Yet she had not survived that storm alone -- for a boy, Richard Darrien, rescued her from drowning in the raging torrent. Rachel sensed their lives would be intertwined -- however strange those lives should become, in the mysterious and unforgiving jungle.
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