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Book cover: The Last Boer WarThe Last Boer War
by - 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.
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Book cover: The World's DesireThe World's Desire
by - 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.
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Book cover: JessJess
by - ManyBooks ,
An African domestic drama set in Pretoria at the time of the Boer War. Captain John Niel comes to work on the Transvaal farm of a fellow Englishman, Silas Croft, and becomes involved in a love triangle of sorts with Croft's two nieces...
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Book cover: Moon of Israel: A Tale of the ExodusMoon of Israel: A Tale of the Exodus
by - ManyBooks ,
This is an amazing retelling of the Biblical story of the Exodus from the view point of Ana, the Egyptian scribe. The novel includes historical information, action, adventure, romance, and internal struggles that are still seen in today's times.
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Book cover: Lysbeth: A Tale of the DutchLysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch
by - Longmans, Green, and co. ,
A tale of two ivory hunters in Africa who come across the deserted camp of a German anthropologist -- a man who had been studying the life and language of the great apes. Sir Henry Rider Haggard is best known for his adventure novels.
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Book cover: The Lady of BlossholmeThe Lady of Blossholme
by - 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.
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Book cover: Black Heart and White HeartBlack Heart and White Heart
by - 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 ...
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Book cover: Benita, An African RomanceBenita, An African Romance
by - ManyBooks ,
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 ...
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Book cover: When the World ShookWhen the World Shook
by - 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.
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Book cover: Ayesha: The Return of SheAyesha: The Return of She
by - Doubleday, Page & Company ,
A worthy sequel, and one that all admirers of Haggard's original story should enjoy reading. The novel contains many exciting scenes, including a great avalanche, the pursuit of the death hounds, Ayesha's reincarnation, and the climactic battle.
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Book cover: Eric BrighteyesEric Brighteyes
by - Longmans, Green ,
A must for all Haggard fans, 'Eric Brighteyes' is strongly recommended to anyone who enjoys a great tale of heroic endeavour. Perhaps the fastest-paced of all Haggard's many novels, it races from one highspot to another with vivid scene-setting.
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Book cover: The People of the MistThe People of the Mist
by - 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.
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Book cover: King Solomon's MinesKing Solomon's Mines
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Praised as the most amazing story ever written, it tells the tale in which Allan Quatermain, a gentleman adventurer, is hired to locate a man who has disappeared into the heart of Africa while hunting for the legendary diamond mines of King Solomon.
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Book cover: SheShe
by - 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.
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Book cover: Allan QuatermainAllan Quatermain
by - Project Gutenberg ,
The adventure novel about three men and their guide, who trek into remote Africa in search of a lost white race. Their perilous journey takes them to Zu-Vendis, a kingdom ruled by the beautiful twin sisters, Nyleptha and Sorais.
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