Three Adventure Novels

"She" is the great mythic creation of the 19th century, while "King Solomon’s Mines" and "Allan Quatermain" are surging tales of adventure, full of sensational fights, blood-curdling perils, and extraordinary escapes.

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Queen Sheba's Ring

সবসময়ই আমি বলি হ্যাগার্ডের অ্যালান কোয়াটারমেইনের সিরিজের বইগুলোর থেকে...

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Maiwa's Revenge

Don't read MAIWA'S REVENGE unless you're OK with hunting.The first half of this novella basically consists of Allan Quatermain gunning down every animal in sight, then heading off in search of more.Quatermain is devoted to collecting elephant tusks--not the most sympathetic of career choices these days, and often he kills simply for sport.How non-PC!Other people might be annoyed by the way Quatermain belittles his native helpers and uses...

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The Ancient Allan

Sitting beside entrancing Lady Ragnall while the smoke of an ancient Egyptian herb grows thick around them, Allan Quatermain finds himself departing the world he know and entering into his strangest adventure. In a mystic transformation, he comes to his senses in an earlier incarnation . . . as Shabaka, hunter of lions -- scion of the rulers of ancient Egypt, and lover of the Lady Amada, the Priestess of Isis

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Pearl-Maiden

"I do not know; I only know this, that in that wall, as in others, a door will be found. Trouble not for the future, but leave it in the hand of Him Who shapes all futures. Sufficient to the day is the evil thereof. So He said. Accept the saying and be grateful. It is something to have gained the love of such a one as this Roman, for, unless the wisdom which I have gained through many years is at fault, he is true and honest; and that man must...

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King Solomon's Mines

A rollicking adventure tale.In under 200 pages, Haggard spins a fast-paced yarn with centuries-old treasure maps, treks across forbidding landscapes, wild game hunts, A quest for lost family members, starvation, dehydration, freezing, animal attacks, a lost civilization, a war, witch hunts, illness, duels, a king restored to his rightful throne, love, ancient tombs, imprisonment, underground journeys, ancient diamond mines, and a whole lot...

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Lei

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 by his father, to be opened on his 25th birthday; the package contains an ancient shard of pottery and several documents, suggesting an ancient mystery about the Vincey family.Holly and Leo eventually arrive in eastern Africa where they...

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