Hunter Quatermain's Story
The Uncollected Adventures of Allan Quatermain
By (author) H. Rider Haggard
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Hunter Quatermain's Story by H. Rider Haggard
Book DescriptionOver a century after the debut of the intrepid hunter explorer Allan Quatermain in King Solomon's Mines (1885), he remains one of the great heroes of literature whose adventures have been adapted for cinema and television. The most famous of Rider Haggard's dozen novels about him - including She, Allan Quatermain and Allan and the Ice Gods - have been regularly reprinted for new generations of readers. But aside from these, there is also a novelette, Allan's Wife and four short stories of his adventures which have never been collected in one volume. Peter Haining's collection is finally that volume. He introduces the stories with a detailed resume of Rider Haggard's life and career from 1856 to his death in 1925, and a provides information about the inspiration and creation of Allan Quatermain. He also provides a chronology of the explorer's life linked to the novels and stories so that new readers can follow his career to his death in 1885.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780720611823
(198mm x 126mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Peter Owen Publishers
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author H. Rider Haggard
King Solomon's Mines, Paperback (February 2016)
Allan Quatermain leads an expedition in search of a missing man and the fabled King Solomon's mines in deepest Africa. His exciting adventures captivated readers, and this new edition looks at Haggard's own African experiences and colonial attitudes to native tribes and the ravages of the British Empire.
Cleopatra, Paperback (July 2013)
H. Rider Haggard's story of the life of the great Egyptian Queen. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, providing an excellent introduction for younger readers. Also includes theme discussions and study questions.
She and Allan, Paperback (May 2013)View all books by H. Rider Haggard
She-who-must-be-obeyed and adventurer Allan Quartermain come face to face in this epic fantasy adventure that will capture the imagination.
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Author Biography - H. Rider Haggard
H. Rider Haggard was one of the most celebrated adventure writers in history. He was the author of "Allan Quatermain," "Allan and the Ice Gods," and "She."
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