Waking very early, as is my habit, I peeped out of the wagon, and through the morning mist perceived Footsack in converse with a particularly villainous-looking person. I at once concluded this must be Karl, evidently a Bastard compounded of about fifteen parts of various native bloods to one of white, who, to add to his attractions, was deeply scarred with smallpox and possessed a really alarming squint.
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Review: Finished (Allan Quatermain #9)User Review - John Keller - Goodreads
This is the best if the Alan Quartermain books, at least that I have read to date. it is the third book of the story, but can be read as a stand alone story. I do suggest that you do read this series ... Read full review
Review: Finished (Allan Quatermain #9)User Review - Patrick Hayes - Goodreads
A surprising entry in the Haggard saga of Allan Quatermain. If you're reading these books in order, as I am, you've discovered Haggard's format very quickly: Allan goes on a journey for a friend, who ... Read full review