She Overview

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She is one of the most spellbinding adventure stories ever written. From the moment the reader begins Horace Holly's bizarre account of his adventures, the action never stops. King Solomon's Mines revealed Haggard's genius as an adventure writer, but in many ways She far surpasses its predecessor.

Although the plot is highly improbable, Haggard presents the events realistically. The many fantastic episodes are enthralling and, since its first publication, readers have found She a difficult book to put down. The plot is so compressed that the reader is immediately caught up in the exciting adventure of an expedition into the Land of Kor, which is ruled by the mysterious Ayesha (She).

A quest conferred upon Leo Vincey by his father opens the novel on a suspenseful note. Following that, a violent shipwreck, which nearly destroys Leo, his guardian Horace Holly, and their servant Job, is only the first of...

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