Other books byH. Rider Haggard
Child of Storm
Adventurer Allan Quatermain ventures once more into the ever-perilous lands of the mighty Zulu nation, where he finds himself embroiled with a femme fatale, intrigue, treachery, sorcery, and a battle for the throne of the kingship of the Zulu nation.
Englishman Thomas Wingfield has survived the murder of his mother, the Spanish Inquisition, and slavery aboard a galleon. Nothing, though, prepares him for Spain's conquest of Mexico. The tragic fate of his bride—daughter of the great Aztec ruler—urges him home to England on a deadly quest for revenge in this 1893 adventure.
The People of the Mist
A classic lost world fantasy novel first published in 1894, The People of the Mist is an exciting story about a British adventurer who goes to Africa to seek his fortune, but who finds love and a legendary tribe who worship a giant crocodile god. When Leonard Outram loses both his inheritance and his fiancée he determines to go to Africa. With his Zulu companion, Otter, he saves a young Portuguese woman, Juanna Rodd, from slavery and together they go in search of the "People of the Mist," who are said to possess a hoard of fabulous jewels. When they find them, the trio is plunged into the midst of a power-struggle between the king and the priests of the crocodile god. This is a thrilling story from the pen of one of English literature’s greatest adventure novelists.
Allan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold: Gateway Movie Classic
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.