When the World Shook
by Henry Rider Haggard
Publisher: Feedbooks 1918
Number of pages: 283
Three Englishmen, marooned on a mysterious South Sea island, learn of the islanders' powerful god Oro, who has been sleeping for 250,000 years. They manage to wake him, along with his beautiful daughter, who is the spitting image of the hero's dead wife, while he is a ringer for her lost love. Other residents of an ancient Atlantean civilization are also returned to life in this tale of spirit travel, reincarnation, occult powers, teleportation, a subterranean city, the elixir of life, and considerable mythic depth.
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by Henry Rider Haggard - Longmans, Green, and Co.
This is a wonderfully compelling story about three Englishmen, an aging University professor, his adventurous young ward, and their faithful servant, traveling into the unknown African interior in search of a mythical source of immortality.
by Henry Rider Haggard - ManyBooks
This is the story of two men, one with a black heart and a white body, and one with a white heart and a black body. Philip Hadden journeys into the land of the Zulu King Cetywayo, where he is quickly brought to the attention of the king ...
by H. Rider Haggard - ManyBooks
H. Rider Haggard's 34th novel, written in the year 1907, The Lady of Blossholme, is one of the author's more straightforward historical adventures. The story takes place in England during the reign of Henry VIII, in 1536.
by H. Rider Haggard - eBooks@Adelaide
Sir Henry Rider Haggard wrote many great works, and this is an underappreciated treasure, a beautifully written, exciting, and moving tale of adventure, love, sacrifice and a lost civilization in Africa. Written in the late 1800's.