Benita, An African Romance
by Henry Rider Haggard
Publisher: ManyBooks 1906
Number of pages: 215
Benita is a strong woman born in Africa, raised in England, who is returning to Africa to be with her father. She falls in love with Robert on the long steamer voyage, and is about to say yes to his proposal when the ship hits a rock and she is knocked unconscious. A wildly fantastic tale with ghosts, spirit possession, a lost race, found treasure, and mesmerism.
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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.
by H. Rider Haggard, Andrew Lang - ManyBooks
The story of the hero Odysseus after his untold second journey. Returning to his home, Ithaca, the region ravaged by a plague, his wife seemingly slain, Odysseus begins his final quest. This book might be called The Further Adventures of Odysseus.
by Henry Rider Haggard - Feedbooks
Three Englishmen, marooned on a mysterious South Sea island, learn of the islanders' powerful god Oro, who has been sleeping for 250,000 years. This is a tale of spirit travel, reincarnation, occult powers, a subterranean city, the elixir of life.
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.