JRF’s #5: She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard

February 1, 2018 0

Similar to H. Rider Haggard’s more popularly known and superior adventure classic, King Solomon’s Mines (previously reviewed here),  She takes the reader to a lost civilization in central Africa ruled by a mysterious and seemingly immortal goddess. Romance, cannibalism, fisticuffs, and waxing eloquent about the meaning of existence abound.  Fun stuff! […]

JRF’s #38 – The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

December 21, 2012 3

When knights of the realm take breaks from writing detective mysteries, they write genre defining adventure stories – stories like the Lost World. The Lost World introduces one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lesser known protagonists, Professor Challenger.  Challenger is an eccentric academic who claims to have evidence that deep […]

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