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The Ghost Kings

by Henry Rider Haggard

For my final look (for now) at the works of Rider Haggard, I have chosen, quite by accident, a novel that appeals to me on two levels – literary and personal. 673 more words

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Ayesha – the Return of She

by Henry Rider Haggard

‘The dogs had seen us now and came on, growling and baying fearfully. With a rush they came, and I am not ashamed to own that I felt terribly afraid. 716 more words

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H. Rider Haggard’s She: A Bestselling Fantasy

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle sings the praises of one of the most popular novels of all time… 906 more words

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She

by Henry Rider Haggard

‘I looked up again and now her perfect form lay in his arms, and her lips were pressed against his own; and thus, with the corpse of his dead love for an altar, did Leo Vincey plight his troth to her red-handed murderess.’ 979 more words

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Allan Quatermain

by Henry Rider Haggard

‘I have seen beautiful women in my day, and am no longer thrown into transports at the sight of a pretty face; but language fails me when I try to give some idea of the blaze of loveliness that then broke upon us in the persons of these sister Queens.’ 1,076 more words

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Movie Review - Kong: Skull Island

Released March 10, 2017
Rated PG-13 (Sci-Fi Violence, Action, Brief Strong Language)
1 hr. 58 min.
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer, Cocked) 783 more words
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Triple Review: The Great White Hunters

Three Novels by H. Rider Haggard:

She

Allan Quatermain

King Solomon’s Mines

These books made me feel bad.

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

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