Ayesha: The Return of She

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Newcastle Publishing Company, Jun 1, 1978 - Fiction - 360 pages
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Virtuoso sequel to She and fully as good as that incomparable adventure story. 47 original illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen.

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

This is the sequel to "She," which Haggard published in 1905, 18 years after the first book. Although the title character seemed pretty definitively dead after the first book, still, she had vowed to ... Read full review

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User Review  - baswood - LibraryThing

Haggard published this sequel to She in 1905 eighteen years after the original and it follows a fairly similar format. The editor (the man responsible for getting She published receives another ... Read full review


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Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) is best remembered for his 34 adventure fantasy novels set in exotic locations. As a child, Haggard, whose father was an English barrister, was considered dim-witted and was inclined to daydreaming. His parents ended his formal education when he was seventeen, and he was sent to work in South Africa, where his imagination was inspired by the people, animals, and jungle. He became close friends with authors Rudyard Kipling and Andrew Lang. Haggard's most popular books are King Solomon's Mines (1886) and She (1887). He also wrote short stories, as well as nonfiction on topics such as gardening, English farming, and rural life, interests which led to duties on government commissions concerned with land maintenance. For his literary contributions and his government service, Haggard was knighted in 1912. Several of Haggard's novels have been filmed. She was filmed in 1965, starring Ursula Andress. King Solomon's Mines was filmed with Stewart Granger and Deborah Kerr in 1950, and again with Richard Chamberlain and Sharon Stone in 1985. Also, the novel Allan Quatermain was filmed as Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold with Richard Chamberlain and Sharon Stone in 1986.

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