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The Last Camel Died at Noon

Author: Elizabeth Peters

Professor Emerson makes a habit of deriding his wife, Amelia Peabody Emerson, for her taste in literature–particularly thrillers like those of H. Rider Haggard. 344 more words

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Sauerkraut Western : Karl May - "Winnetou, the Man of the Prairie" and "Old Shatterhand"

Karl May was to Hitler what Emilio Salgari was to Che Guevara and (one imagines) Mussolini: a purveyor of adolescent fantasies about macho adventurers in lands that were just aching to be conquered. 559 more words


King Solomon's Mines--a Review by Patsy Ledbetter

First published in the 19th century, King Solomon’s Mines is a classic, and thrilling, adventure story. The novel which will appeal to a young adult audience was written by H. 416 more words

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6/5/2014 - Quote of the Day

“As I grow older, I regret to say that a detestable habit of thinking seems to be getting a hold of me.” – H. Rider Haggard… 25 more words