Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations. Haggard is most famous as the author of the novels King Solomon's Mines and its sequel Allan Quatermain, and She and its sequel Ayesha, swashbuckling adventure novels set in the context of the Scramble for Africa (the action of Ayesha however happens in Tibet). The hugely popular King Solomon's Mines is sometimes considered the first of the Lost World genre. She is generally considered to be one of the classics of imaginative literature.
This book is a fantastic read. Maxine has the inner beauty seldom seen these days. She is very much beyond the shallow beauty of the physical that is so expected in society these days.
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