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Benita (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An African Romance
     

Benita (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An African Romance

by H. Rider Haggard
 

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A shipwreck. A treasure of hidden gold. A desperate search. Haggard—who viewed his contemporary, Robert Louis Stevenson, as inspiration and competition—pulls out the stops in this 1906 action-adventure tale of ghosts, spirit possession, a lost race, and a young woman searching Africa for her missing father.

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A shipwreck. A treasure of hidden gold. A desperate search. Haggard—who viewed his contemporary, Robert Louis Stevenson, as inspiration and competition—pulls out the stops in this 1906 action-adventure tale of ghosts, spirit possession, a lost race, and a young woman searching Africa for her missing father.

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ISBN-13:
9781411440791
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
392
File size:
291 KB

Meet the Author

Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a British civil servant and novelist whose tales of mystery, romance, and rip-roaring adventure deeply influenced subsequent generations of writers. Haggard is most famous as the author of the novel King Solomon’s Mines, whose Allan Quartermain was the inspiration for the character Indian Jones in the Raiders of the Lost Ark movies.

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