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Allan Quatermain

by H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard was a writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. <P> <P> His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential. Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggard's 1885 novel King Solomon's Mines and its sequels. In King Solomon's Mines, Haggard introduces the reader to Allan Quatermain, now one of the most famous literary adventure characters. Second in the series, this book, Allan Quatermain, continues the story of this daring man and chronicles in first person (and through correspondence from some of his fictitious companions) his adventures in Africa. Thought to be one of the fictional characters upon which another such person, Indiana Jones, is based, Quatermain is nevertheless a humble man. By his own definition, he is an . " . . 'Adventurer' -- he that goes out to meet whatever may come. Well, that is what we all do in the world one way or another . . . "

Allan Quatermain #1: King Solomon's Mines

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. Thrill with Allan as he discovers the mythical King Solomon's Mines and their not-so-mythical curse. These are adventure stories in the grandest tradition.

Allan Quatermain #10: The Ancient Allan

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. Join Allan as he relives his past lives with the help of the Holy Flower he discovered in Africa

Allan Quatermain #2: Allan Quatermain

by H. Rider Haggard

After discovering the hidden mines of King Solomom, Allan Quartermain finds that life back in England is too sedate for his liking. With two travel companions he heads back to Africa in search of further adventure. Teaming up with a valiant warrior and a timid French chef, they enter the land of Paradise, Zu-Vendis. But paradise is not without its dangers, and Allan and his band find themselves at odds with the two beautiful sisters who rule Zu-Vendis. A struggle is imminent--who will emerge the victor?.

Allan Quatermain #3: Allan's Wife

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. In this, the third Quartermain book, we get a more personal glimpse into the life of a legend!

Allan Quatermain #4: Maiwa's Revenge

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. In this the fourth Quartermain book we watch with Allan as a Zulu Woman takes her revenge!

Allan Quatermain #5: Marie

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. Here is the story of Allan's first true love, Marie Marais.

Allan Quatermain #6: Child of Storm

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. This is the second novel featuring the beautiful but deadly Zulu woman, Mameena: the child of storm.

Allan Quatermain #7: Allan and the Holy Flower

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. Join Allan as he searches for rare orchids in Africa and finds something more!

Allan Quatermain #8: Finished

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. In Finished, an evil Zulu wizard brings about the downfall of the Zulu nation!

Allan Quatermain #9: The Ivory Child

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. Join Allan in The Ivory Child as he undertakes the strangest adventure of his life battling the giant elephant god.

Allan Quatermain: The Zulu Trilogy

by H. Rider Haggard

Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. These three novels-Marie, Child of Storm, and Finished-form the Zulu Trilogy in which the Zulu wizard, Zikali, gains his revenge on the Zulu nation and its king, Cetawayo. Here are tales of magic, revenge, and something darker and far more sinister.

Allan's Wife

by H. Rider Haggard

Henry Rider Haggard was a British Victorian writer known for his adventure novels set is exotic places. His writings are sympathetic to the natives. <P> <P> He often portrayed Africans as heroic in his stories even though the main characters are usually European. Allan's Wife is part of the Allan Quartermain series. Alan Quartermain was the main character in the novel King Solomon's Mines. He also appears in several sequels including Marie and the novel She which paired Quartermain with another Haggard character favorite Ayesha. . Quartermain was a progressive Victorian. He was a big game hunter in Africa who championed the cause of the natives.

Beatrice

by H. Rider Haggard

Benita

by H. Rider Haggard

Elissa

by H. Rider Haggard

Finished

by H. Rider Haggard

Hunter Quatermain's Story: The Uncollected Adventures of Allan Quatermain

by H. Rider Haggard Peter Haining

Over a century after the debut of the intrepid hunter explorer Allan Quatermain in King Solomon's Mines, he remains one of the great heroes of literature whose adventures have been adapted for cinema and television. This new anthology brings to light a novelette and four short stories which have never been collected in one volume. Introducing the tales with a detailed resume of the author's life and career, this compendium provides information about the inspiration and creation of Allan Quatermain. A chronology of the explorer's life linked to the novels and stories is also included.

Jess

by H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and the creator of the Lost World literary genre. His stories, situated at the lighter end of the scale of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential. He was also involved in agricultural reform and improvement in the British Empire. Set in nineteenth-century South Africa during a time of conflict, deprivation and hardship, the tale "Jess" is something of a departure from the typical formula of H. Rider Haggard's novels. Following the travails of a pair of sisters who are fighting to save their family's farm, Jess is a captivating look at the brave sacrifices that so many people are called on to make in wartime. (Excerpt from Goodreads)

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