Item description for Black Heart and White Heart (Large Print) by H. Rider Haggard...
Meet the real Indiana Jones! Stephen Spielberg modeled Indiana Jones after the legendary Allan Quartermain, a dashing explorer whose wit and fast reflexes kept him alive in a variety of inhospitable circumstances. Quartermain is the hero of many stories by Rider Haggard, author of King Solomon's Minds and She, and the unchallenged master of the "lost race" adventure theme. He wrote many stories about a lengendary queen, Ayesha, "She Who Must Be Obeyed," who ruled a huge empire in central Africa, and frequently tangled with Quartermain. In this adventure, the hero narrates the story of a safari that taxes his wilderness skills to the limit and nearly ends in his death. Quartermain also tells a tale of friendship and treachery between two unlikely partners. Rider Haggard was one of the most celebrated British writers at the turn of the century. Evoking exotic, unexplored locations with rich language, he transported generations of readers to fantasy worlds far from their ordinary lives. These stories will do the same for you! "In every field of endeavor good craftsmanship is to be recognized, appreciated and held out as the standard for others in the field. With respect to audio books, Dercum Audio consistently provides just such an accomplishment and was therefore selected for our enthusiastic and wholehearted recommendation."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.13" Width: 5.98" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Jan 11, 2008
Publisher Tutis Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN 8184568916 ISBN13 9788184568912
Availability 0 units.
More About H. Rider Haggard
Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a prolific English writer, who published colorful novels set in unknown regions and lost kingdoms of Africa, or some other corner of the world: Iceland, Constantinople, Mexico, Ancient Egypt. Haggard's best-known work is the romantic adventure tale KING SOLOMON'S MINES (1885), which was inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson' s famous Treasure Island.
H. Rider Haggard was born in 1856 and died in 1925.
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