Have I not told you, father of Swallow, she answered, "that it was to save you from death? But a few minutes over an hour ago, fifteen perhaps, a word was spoken to me at your stead yonder and now I am here, seven leagues away, having ridden faster than I wish to ride again, or than any other horse in this country can travel with a man upon its back."
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Review: Swallow: A Tale of the Great TrekUser Review - David - Goodreads
Of the Rider Haggard books I have read so far, this is definitely one of my favourites. In many ways it is a conventional adventure- romance story with shipwrecks separated lover and a vile villain ... Read full review
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