Swallow (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of the Great Trek

Swallow (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of the Great Trek

by H. Rider Haggard
     
 

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During the Dutch “Great Trek” to South Africa, an African-raised Dutch girl named Swallow encounters a shipwreck and falls in love with its stranded English passenger, Ralph. But Swart Piet—who is allied with the sorceress Sihamba—tries to keep Ralph away. Haggard’s 1898 novel is classic of romance and adventure.

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During the Dutch “Great Trek” to South Africa, an African-raised Dutch girl named Swallow encounters a shipwreck and falls in love with its stranded English passenger, Ralph. But Swart Piet—who is allied with the sorceress Sihamba—tries to keep Ralph away. Haggard’s 1898 novel is classic of romance and adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411456778
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/20/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author


H. 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, which was the inspiration for the character Indiana Jones in the Raiders of the Lost Ark movies.

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