The Wanderer's Necklace

The Wanderer's Necklace

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by H. Rider Haggard
     
 

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Sir Henry Rider Haggard wrote adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.

Visions of a past life given to a fictional modern observer provide the material for The Wanderer's Necklace. The

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Sir Henry Rider Haggard wrote adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.

Visions of a past life given to a fictional modern observer provide the material for The Wanderer's Necklace. The English reincarnation of a Norse warrior describes his early passions and trials in the marshes of Denmark, his confrontations with Odin, his service in the court of Byzantium, and the mysteries of ancient Egypt. The conceit of partial recollection lets Haggard skip dull transitions and get right from one dramatic moment to the next. In Byzantium, earnest young Olaf must face madness, greed, lust, and cowardice in those around him for the sake of his own honor and the love of his life.

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ISBN-13:
9781522713579
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/11/2015
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

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The Wanderer's Necklace (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
OliviaInGlasses More than 1 year ago
OliviaInGlasses, I remember reading Haggard when I was 8 to10 years, and enjoying the tales as much as my beloved fairy tales, Native American, Egyptian and Chinese tales, horse adventures, dogs as well. I was smitten by such fantasy. I looked at the various tales listed by Barnes and Noble, and decided return to childhood a bit. I will probably add the hard cover versions to my children's books, to add to the many choices in that bookcase. At times there is a small person visiting, and they might enjoy something from their distant past.
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