THE ANCIENT ALLAN
Now I, Allan Quatermain, come to the weirdest (with
one or two exceptions perhaps) of all the experiences
which it has amused me to employ my idle hours in
Henry Rider Haggard, K.B.E., wrote tales of romantic adventure which may be termed "mysteries" only in a nonconventional sense of the term. The reader encounters no Poirots, no Lord Peter Wimseys, no ...
Sir Henry Rider Haggard was not a great artist in anyone's estimation, least of all his own. Still less was he a great writer of short fiction; one seeks in vain for his name in critical surveys of th...
H. Rider Haggard brought more of the world into Victorian homes than almost any other author, yet Haggard was technically not a travel writer. Instead, he fused his extensive travels with fiction and ...
A man of diverse talents and a writer eager to try his skills at many different kinds of writing projects, both nonfiction and fiction, H. Rider Haggard is best remembered by general readers of fantas...