She: A History of Adventure

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Modern Library, Jan 1, 2002 - Fiction - 334 pages
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A runaway bestseller on its publication in 1887, H. Rider Haggard’sSheis a Victorian thrill ride of a novel, featuring a lost African kingdom ruled by a mysterious, implacable queen; ferocious wildlife and yawning abysses; and an eerie love story that spans two thousand years.Shehas bewitched readers from Freud and Jung to C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien; in her Introduction to this Modern Library Paperback Classic—which includes period illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen and Charles H. M. Kerr—Margaret Atwood asserts that the awe-inspiring Ayesha, “She-who-must-be-obeyed,” is “a permanent feature of the human imagination.”
  

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Review: She (She #1)

User Review  - Traveller - Goodreads

Thanks, Manny for reminding me that I'd read this as a child/teenager (I think about 3 times)? And absolutely adored it! (way back when, no idea how I'd find it now). Pygmalion, you can go eat dust in SHE's er... HER wake. She rules! ..and I really want some of what She had... Read full review

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User Review  - Olivia - Goodreads

Considering it was written in 1886-1887, this was a fun, adventuous read. It also really brings light to issues of the Victorian era such as gender and race. My favourite: the fact that it was written ... Read full review

Contents

MY VISITOR
9
THE SHIJRD or AMENARTAS
61
Ax EARLY CHRISTIAN CEREMONY
72
THE FEAST AND AFTER
96
A LITTLE F001
107
AYESHA UNVEILS
146
THE BALANCE TURNS
189
xvin Go WOMAN
205
THE DEAD AND LIVING MEET
234
WHAT WE
288
xxvn WE LEAP
298
xxvm OVER THE MOUNTAIN
307
3
308
NOTES
315
9
316
READING GROUP Gu1DE
333

ME A Bi Aci C I
222

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About the author (2002)

Margaret Atwood is the author of more than twenty-five books, including works of fiction, poetry, and essays. Her most recent novel is The Blind Assassin. She lives in Toronto.

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