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Benita: An African Romance
     

Benita: An African Romance

by H. Rider Haggard
 

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Benita

An African Romance

By H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 - 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of

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Benita

An African Romance

By H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (22 June 1856 - 14 May 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.

Benita - An African Romance

An adventurous trader, it is said, hearing the legend of a great treasure buried a party of Portuguese hundreds of years before, as a last resource attempted its discovery by the help of a mesmerist. A child was put into a trance, and gave his mesmerist details of the adventures and death of the unhappy Portuguese men and women. With much other detail, the boy described the burial of the great treasure and its exact situation so accurately that the white man and the mesmerist were able to dig for and find the place "where it had been"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481910903
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/05/2013
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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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