”When the World Shook” is a classic story, written by H. Rider Haggard, telling about the horror of a ghost town. The plot revolves around three friends – one absolutely unshakable skeptic, the other – an absolutely believer, and the third and central character is a person who is looking for meaning in life. A hurricane shipwrecks them on an unknown island in the Pacific inhabited by a degenerating people who worship an ancient god called Oro. Three men experience all sorts...
The beauty of Ayesha was the only reason for the conflict in many countries. Her father was very jealous of his daughter for the pretenders for her heart. Ayesha helps the goddess Isis, and as a reward Isis leads her to the hidden kingdom of Kôr in Africa to usher in the new Golden Age. The kingdom of Kôr hides many secrets, including the Flame of Eternal Life, where in the end Ayesha’s obsession, obsession and desire lead to her fall.
Henry Rider Haggard describes the plight of the protagonist. He loses his wife and daughter in a car accident, as he thinks through his fault. The main character goes into great depression and begins to drink. When the man was thinking about suicide, a stranger named Joren appeared and told him not to worry. He tells him about reincarnated souls and life after death. Joren teaches him to transcend his body.
Haggard explores love, friendship, and women during an adventure across the Atlantic and South America. In The „Virgin of the Sun”, the author also explores the Inca myth associated with the rise of one of America’s greatest pre-Columbian leaders, Pachacuti. After several small adventures and misfortunes, our hero, Hubert, meets and befriends a strange man from a strange land. This story is filled with murder, intrigue, adventure and betrayal. It will definitely be remember...
Haggard was a great popularizer of the story about the „lost world”, and his „The Ghost Kings” are an interesting addition to dozens of others in the author’s pantheon. We meet Rachel Dove, the daughter of a British missionary who has traveled through the wilds of Africa for most of her young life. Her life turned upside down when another teenager Richard Darrien saved her from sudden flooding. These two are another pair of Haggard’s predestined lovers.
The Yellow God is another excellent book by H. Rider Haggard. Jeekie lives in England for about 30 years, arriving in England with his uncle. His uncle, Alan Vernon was involved in a dubious financial deal and left the company, after which he lost all his money. Jeekie persuades Alan to go to West Africa in search of good luck, and now the exciting adventures begin.
This is another Haggard novel in which the characters lived their lives in anticipation of love after death. A history of pain, supernatural and love that survives death. In the book, the reader meets a young man named Rupert Ullershaw. When we first meet him, he is in a difficult situation, he enters into a love affair with the wife of his elder cousin, Lord Deven. However, this is not the love that he wanted to find and he goes in search of that one.
In fact, this is one of several papers published after the death of Haggard. The Treasure of the Lake is another extreme adventure in the hidden heart of Africa. Allan Quatermain finds a village in the center of the Dark Continent, run by a man with a strange knowledge of future events. But what will the main character do with this knowledge? Can he change something? This is the last Quatermain book.
Many readers of the novels of Henry Rider Haggard like his main character Allan Quatermain. He goes back to the past. This adventure promises to be exciting. After all, there will be many exciting events on the way of the main character: hunting for lions, fighting a crocodile and a battle between different armies.
Another Victorian novel by Haggard. The story of the orphan Ernest Kershaw, who is in search of a better life. One of the mystical moments is a find in the cemetery of the head of a woman who looks like his girlfriend. After that, strange things start to happen. More precisely, it is the beginning of the adventures of our hero.
The book is full of unforeseen incidents. At the heart of the story is a guy who is much more honest and bolder than he seems. And of course there is love. Love leads this story, love strengthens it, and also corrupts it in a cunning way. This is a power struggle, a story about kindness, true friendship, sacrifice, conspiracy, and so on.
Swallow is a lonely Dutch girl. She dreams that a loved one appears in her life. And soon she finds herself face to face with a sunken ship, stranded by the storm. So, off the coast of Africa the ship sank, whose path lay to India, one boy survived – he will become the main character of the story. To his misfortune, by birth he is a subject of the British crown, besides a nobleman. His love for the Swallow is intensifying and, to prove it, he must go against the kingdom....
In this story, readers are introduced to Leonard Outram, a penniless British adventurer in his pocket who is seeking wealth in distant lands, having lost his family lands and estates. He is involved in the rescue of a young Portuguese woman from the largest slave camp in Africa. As a result, the main character discovered a lost race. He will not be easy, because he will face their God.
This is another of Haggard’s eternal love stories. This novel tells of intersecting fates, the triangle: scholarly Morris Monk, inventor; his first cousin, Mary Porson; and the daughter of the new church rector, Stella Fregelius. The story at one point plays with the idea that love cannot exist between man and woman without lust, which implies a rare power to Morris and Stella’s bond. The moral of this story is: love that lives after death, and that spiritual connection is ...
The whole story revolves around a strong woman, the great queen of Egypt Neter-Tua, the daughter of the God Amen-Ra. She must overcome many difficulties: the murder of her father and the conspiracies of her uncle. Having overcome these difficulties, she will finally be able to rule Egypt and marry her adoptive brother, Rames. This story combines fantasy and romance, divine and human.
Not everyone can cope with revenge. The story of a man who allows revenge to devour his life, so he misses all the blessings that God gives him on his way. It is surprising how well the plot is built and how the author managed to ensure that the story does not lose its relevance over time. Readers will plunge into the stunning world of adventure and fiction by Rider Haggard!
She and Allan is a unique story written by Henry Rider Haggard. After all, he unites characters from three different series. Allan is looking for Ayesha in the hope of finding answers about his dead loved ones. He becomes involved in the rescue attempt of a young Portuguese-Scotch woman, and also fights with Ayesha’s enemies. This is truly one of the most exciting stories of a successful author.
Rider Haggard, just like his main character in this story, is not indifferent to Ancient Egypt. The events of the four stories take place in Africa. Here several acts overlap: extraordinary courage and an epic clash of different cultures. The main theme remains unchanged: the theme of love, which lasts until death.
Haggard wrote the story „Red Eve” in six months. In it, we meet Sir Hugh de Cressi, the son of a merchant who is in love with Eve. She, too, is in love with him, but a traitor knight Sir Edmund Acour is caring for her. He realizes that he cannot conquer her feelings and gives her a potion. The result is that she did marry him. But how long will this potion act? Unlike other stories, where events are developing in Africa, here readers will be able to travel around Europe....
The adventure novel „Moon of Israel”includes everything the reader may desire. Here there is historical information, action, internal struggle with the Egyptians and Jews, as well as between Jews and Egyptians. The main story revolves around the prince of Seti, who is devoid of inheritance, because he doesn’t follow the idea of?? his father to kill Jews. It is also a love story that goes beyond the clash of two cultures between Seti and Merapi.
Mary of Marion Isle – the penultimate novel by Henry Rider Haggard, which he wrote before his death. The young socialist doctor faced a series of obstacles in his life, and learned what unhappy love is. Then he found himself on a desert island. What will he do in this situation? By the way, Marion Isle is a real place and one of the Prince Edward Islands.
Another compelling and well-written story by H. Rider Haggard! It all starts quite gradually, in England, where the great hunter Allan Quatermain is making one of his rare trips outside of Africa. The story returns to Africa, and Quatermain talks about the unsuccessful speculation at the gold mine. Meanwhile, events that began many years ago in England are developing, and other heroes arrive in Africa for further adventures.
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