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 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 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 H. Rider Haggard - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.
A non fiction book about the Boer War of 1881. Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century. A must read for anyone interested in African History or British Colonial wars.
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.