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Triple Review: The Great White Hunters

Three Novels by H. Rider Haggard:


Allan Quatermain

King Solomon’s Mines

These books made me feel bad.

First, I had some serious white guilt issues. 1,439 more words

Book Review

Book Review: King Solomon’s Mines

Every once and a while I like to go back to the classics. They’re the stories you hear referred to, but were never on your reading-list at school. 553 more words

Henry Rider Haggard and the Imperial War

Henry Rider Haggard and the Imperial War

This post was only possible with the energetic assistance of the Secretary of the Rider Haggard Society and the enthusiastic support of its members, and with the advice of the Curator of the Bungay Museum. 4,769 more words

Research Project

In Search of White People (Allen Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold, 1986)

Pretty sure this sequel was greenlit before the previous film hit theaters, hoping to have a franchise.  For Chamberlain and Stone, this was the end of the road. 115 more words

Action Movies

Sin, Sexism, and Gothic Wanderers: Haggard and Lang’s The World’s Desire

The World’s Desire (1890) is one of the most interesting, strange, possibly sexist, and only partially satisfying novels I have ever read. This collaboration between H. 2,490 more words

Classic Gothic Novels

To a Pulp (King Solomon's Mines, 1985)

To cash in on Indiana Jones, Cannon Films produced this film based on the pulp works of H. Rider Haggard.  King Solomon’s Mines has been adapted more than once, both before and after this 1985 version (mainly TV and direct to video). 279 more words

Action Movies

Guest Post by J. Comer: The World's Desire, by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang

The history of fantasy and adventure stories is a rich one, and Cirsova can barely scratch the surface of it  in reviews.  Nevertheless, no survey of fantasy novels and adventure tales is complete without mentioning H. 470 more words