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She, a history of adventure
H. Rider Haggard
|Statement||by H. Rider Haggard.|
|Series||Nash"s great novel library|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||310|
In the lost world romance She, A History of Adventure, English adventurers Horace Holly, a Cambridge University professor, and Leo Vincey, his handsome ward, are inspired by inscriptions on the Sherd of Amenartas to charter a ship to ing a catastrophic shipwreck on the eastern African coast, Leo and Holly encounter the cannibal Amahaggar tribe who lead the men to their terrible. H. Rider Haggard She – A History of Adventure Read by Bill Homewood unabridged. Somewhere in Africa, a tiny, primitive tribe, the Amahaggers, live secretly amongst the debris of a lost Egyptian civilization, ruled by the beautiful semi-goddess Ayesha, or She-who-must-be-obeyed.
A runaway bestseller on its publication in , 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 has bewitched readers from Freud and Jung to C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien; in her Introduction to this Modern Format: Ebook. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print She: A History of Adventure Henry Rider Haggard Full view - She /5(33).
Books shelved as historical-adventure-fiction: She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard, King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard, The Count of Mo. - She: a History of Adventure by H Rider Haggard. You Searched For: ISBN: She (Broadview Editions) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. She: A History of Adventure.
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Each may owe its inspiration to Haggard's amazing novel SHE: A HISTORY OF ADVENTURE. It seems as though H. Rider Haggard not only created a thrilling tale of adventure bordering on the supernatural but also sowed many seeds that later blossomed into additional captivating tales by authors and film writers who followed him/5(34).
SHE A HISTORY OF ADVENTURE on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. SHE A HISTORY OF ADVENTURE/5(34). Also the central “She” of the book, the goddess/demon ruler of a lost civilization, is described as impossibly beautiful, which means she has to also be white, logic be damned.
In short, this is an adventure story written by old white She, for old white dudes, so buyer beware/5. In the story the three men from Cambridge endure shipwreck, fever, and cannibals as they search for "She", the object and end of their adventure, bequeathed to them two thousand years previously.
"She" is the incarnation of one of the most powerful and most ambiguous figures in Western consciousness: a woman who is at the same time a seductress and a figure of terror.4/4(11). She, in full She: A History of Adventure, romantic novel by H. She Haggard, published inabout two adventurers who search for a supernatural white queen, Ayesha, or “She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed,” who is the ruler of a lost African city called has waited for 2, years for the reincarnation of her lover, whom she killed out of jealousy.
SHE: A HISTORY OF ADVENTURE H. Rider Haggard Haggard, Henry Rider () - English novelist best known for his romantic adventure novels written against South African backgrounds. She () - Haggard’s most successful work tells the remarkable story of Horace Holly and his charge LeoFile Size: KB.
Despite her cruelty, both men become fascinated by Ayesha, who leads them on a harrowing journey to bathe in the underground “River of Life.” A thrilling “history of adventure,” She also reveals. She: A History of Adventure is a novel by H.
Rider Haggard. First printed in a series of installments for the magazine The Graphic in the winter ofit was one of the first pieces of serial literature to reach a large popular audience.
A thrilling "history of adventure," She also reveals the complexity of Victorian attitudes towards race, gender, exploration, and Broadview edition presents the novel in its original illustrated Graphic magazine version, never before republished, and includes a critical introduction and supporting materials that demonstrate the /5(31).
First published in –87, H. Rider Haggard’s imperial romance follows its English heroes from the quiet rooms of Cambridge to the uncharted interior of Africa in search of a legendary lost city with an ageless white queen.
The two men find their way to the ancient city of Kôr, where the beautiful and mysterious Ayesha, “She-who-must-be-obeyed,” rules. She has been waiting for centuries for the true descendant of Kallikrates, her murdered lover, to arrive, and arrive he does - in an unexpected form.
Blending breathtaking adventure with a brooding sense of mystery and menace, She is a story of romance, exploration discovery and heroism that has lost none of its power to enthrall.5/5(1).
She is the story of Cambridge professor Horace Holly and his ward Leo Vincey, and their journey to a lost kingdom in the African interior. The journey is triggered by a mysterious package left to Leo More.
She: A History of Adventure Hardcover – 1 Jan. out of 5 stars 28 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" £ — /5(28). She: a history of adventure by H.
Rider Haggard; 78 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English, Adventure and adventurers, Reincarnation, Fiction. She: A History of Adventure H. Rider Haggard, Andrew M. Stauffer First published in –87, H. Rider Haggard’s imperial romance follows its English heroes from the quiet rooms of Cambridge to the uncharted interior of Africa in search of a legendary lost city with an ageless white queen.
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A runaway bestseller on its publication inH. 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 has bewitched readers from Freud and Jung to C.
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A runaway bestseller on its publication inH. Rider Haggard’sSheis 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 bewitched readers from Freud and Jung to C.
Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien; in her Introduction to this Modern. She; A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard. This is one of the most popular books in the world.
It was a bestseller in the late 's and is still good enough to hold the attention of its readers today!. She — subtitled A History of Adventure — is a novel by H.
Rider Haggard (–), first serialised in The Graphic magazine from October to January She is one of the classics of imaginative literature, and one of the best-selling books of all time, with over million copies sold in 4.Buy She: A History of Adventure ().: History of Adventure, novel by Haggard, H.
Rider (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(28).She: a history of adventure. [H Rider Haggard] -- Drawing on his knowledge of Africa and of ancient legends, adventure writer H.
Rider Haggard weaves this disturbing tale of Ayesha, the mysterious and immortal white queen of a Central African tribe.