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She and Allan (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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It’s a crossover for the ages—literally. In this 1921 prequel, H. Rider Haggard brings together his two most popular characters: the immortal “She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed” of She and Ayesha, and Allan Quatermain, discoverer of King Solomon’s Mines and globe-trotting inspiration for Indiana Jones. Spirit wages against body in the dark unknown of Africa.

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She and Allan (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


It’s a crossover for the ages—literally. In this 1921 prequel, H. Rider Haggard brings together his two most popular characters: the immortal “She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed” of She and Ayesha, and Allan Quatermain, discoverer of King Solomon’s Mines and globe-trotting inspiration for Indiana Jones. Spirit wages against body in the dark unknown of Africa.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411442399
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 422
  • Sales rank: 465,797
  • File size: 383 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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  • Posted February 4, 2011

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    Too long, but essentially a good read!

    This is the third book about Ayesha,"She Who Must Be Obeyed!" However, it is not really part of a trilogy. SHE and AYESHA (aka: The Return of SHE)although written twenty years apart are directly related to each other. This H. Rider Haggard work written another twenty years later, and published four years before his death,is actually a forum for the author's belief in Spiritualism. The Nook copy I read was 756 pages and was padded out to allow the combining of Allan Quatermain from Haggard's KING SOLOMON'S MINES with the 2,000 year old Ayesha. I enjoyed the story which is a sort of prequel to SHE, but getting to the meeting of the main characters was drawn out. Then it becomes clear the purpose, like with some of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work i.e. THE LAND OF MIST with Professor Challenger, was to expound on the hereafter in Spiritualist terms and express the author's views. Overall while not Haggard's best work I would still recommend it to the reader with the above being taken into consideration by them.

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    Posted May 17, 2012

    A classic work of adventure fiction. Really liked it.

    A classic work of adventure fiction. Really liked it.

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