Allan Quatermain

 
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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?.

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The further exploits of the big-game hunter and intrepid explorer introduced to readers in H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines. Set in Africa, Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold meets the high standards for an adventure novel set by that first book. Allan must postpone his wedding to rescue his brother, who has been tracking a lost white tribe. Allan's travels take him through dangerous jungles and to a mythical city where the streets are paved in gold.

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HENRY RIDER HAGGARD (1856-1925) was born in Norfolk, England. After failing the Army entrance exam, he went to Natal in 1875, as secretary to Sir Henry Bulwer, and the next year went to the Transvaal. He returned to England in 1881, married, and settled down to a literary life. His first novel, King Solomon's Mines, was published in 1885. He published thirty-four adventure novels during his lifetime. He was knighted in 1912.

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Book Description Red Fox. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 176 pages. Born in 1856, Sir Henry Rider Haggard KBE was a prolific writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa. He was also involved in agricultural reform around the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential to this day. He died in 1925. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. This sequel to King Solomon's Mines is based on Rider Haggard's own experiences in Africa. During their search for a white race reputed to live near Mount Kenya, Allan Quatermain and his companions undergo a series of dangerous and thrilling adventures. The dramatic and often poetic story reveals Victorian preoccupations with evolution, race, sexuality, and the "New Woman." This is the only critical edition available, and the notes help clarify many of the contemporary references Haggard makes throughout the tale. Bookseller Inventory # 9674

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Book Description Red Fox. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 176 pages. This sequel to King Solomon's Mines is based on Rider Haggard's own experiences in Africa. During their search for a white race reputed to live near Mount Kenya, Allan Quatermain and his companions undergo a series of dangerous and thrilling adventures. The dramatic and often poetic story reveals Victorian preoccupations with evolution, race, sexuality, and the "New Woman." This is the only critical edition available, and the notes help clarify many of the contemporary references Haggard makes throughout the tale. Bookseller Inventory # 8445

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