When the World Shook by H. Rider Haggard

Being an Account of the Great Adventure of Bastin, Bickley and Arbuthnot DEDICATION Ditchingham, 1918. MY DEAR CURZON, More than thirty years ago you tried to protect me, then a stranger to you, from one of the falsest and most malignant accusations ever made against a writer. So complete was your exposure of the methods

The Virgin of the Sun by H. Rider Haggard

DEDICATION My Dear Little, Some five-and-thirty years ago it was our custom to discuss many matters, among them, I think, the history and romance of the vanished Empires of Central America. In memory of those far-off days will you accept a tale that deals with one of them, that of the marvellous Incas of Peru;

Red Eve by H. Rider Haggard

DEDICATION Ditchingham, May 27, 1911. My dear Jehu: For five long but not unhappy years, seated or journeying side by side, we have striven as Royal Commissioners to find a means whereby our coasts may be protected from “the outrageous flowing surges of the sea” (I quote the jurists of centuries ago), the idle swamps

The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and Emma Dudding, emma_302@hotmail.com The Yellow God An Idol of Africa CHAPTER I SAHARA LIMITED Sir Robert Aylward, Bart., M.P., sat in his office in the City of London. It was a very magnificent office, quite one of the finest that could be found within half a

The World’s Desire by Andrew Lang

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and Emma Dudding, emma_302@hotmail.com The World’s Desire by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang To W. B. RICHMOND, A.R.A. PREFACE The period in which the story of /The World’s Desire/ is cast, was a period when, as Miss Braddon remarks of the age of the Plantagenets, “anything

The Wanderer’s Necklace by H. Rider Haggard

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz and Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com THE WANDERER’S NECKLACE by H. Rider Haggard First Published 1914. DEDICATION In memory of Oodnadatta and many wanderings oversea I offer these pictures from the past, my dear Vincent, to you, a lover of the present if an aspirant who can look upon the future with

The Mahatma and the Hare by H. Rider HaggardA Dream Story

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and Emma Dudding, emma_302@hotmail.com The Mahatma and the Hare A Dream Story by H. Rider Haggard “Ultimately a good hare was found which took the field at . . . There the hounds pressed her, and on the hunt arriving at the edge of the cliff the

The Lady of Blossholme by H. Rider Haggard

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz and Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com THE LADY OF BLOSSHOLME by H. Rider Haggard CHAPTER I SIR JOHN FOTERELL Who that has ever seen them can forget the ruins of Blossholme Abbey, set upon their mount between the great waters of the tidal estuary to the north, the rich lands and grazing

The Ivory Child by H. Rider Haggard

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz Emma Dudding, emma_302@hotmail.com and Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com The Ivory Child by H. Rider Haggard CHAPTER I ALLAN GIVES A SHOOTING LESSON Now I, Allan Quatermain, come to the story of what was, perhaps, one of the strangest of all the adventures which have befallen me in the course of a

The Ghost Kings by H. Rider Haggard

Produced by Juliet Sutherland, S.R.Ellison and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team. THE GHOST KINGS By H. Rider Haggard First published _July_ 1908. _Reprinted March_ 1909. Cheap Edition _December_ 1911. CONTENTS CHAPTER 1. THE GIRL 2. THE BOY 3. GOOD-BYE 4. ISHMAEL 5. NOIE 6. THE CASTING OF THE LOTS 7. THE MESSAGE OF THE KING

The Brethren by H. Rider Haggard

otter@best.com The Brethren by H. Rider Haggard Dedication R.M.S. Mongolia, 12th May, 1904 Mayhap, Ella, here too distance lends its enchantment, and these gallant brethren would have quarrelled over Rosamund, or even had their long swords at each other’s throat. Mayhap that Princess and heroine might have failed in the hour of her trial and

The Ancient Allan by H. Rider Haggard

Etext prepared by Dagny, dagnypg@yahoo.com and John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz THE ANCIENT ALLAN By H. Rider Haggard First Published 1920. THE ANCIENT ALLAN BY H. RIDER HAGGARD THE ANCIENT ALLAN CHAPTER I AN OLD FRIEND Now I, Allan Quatermain, come to the weirdest (with one or two exceptions perhaps) of all the experiences which it has
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