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She


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April 2013

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

She follows the journey of Horace Holly and his ward, Leo Vincey, to a lost African kingdom where they meet the Amahagger people and the mysterious queen, Ayesha, who reigns as “She” or “She-who-must-be-obeyed.”

An immediate success, She was first serialized in The Graphic magazine from October 1886 to January 1887, and has since sold more than 80 million copies in more than 40 languages, and has never been out of print. It is considered to be one of the foundational works upon which later fantasy literature was based, influencing such authors as J. R. R. Tolkien, Rudyard Kipling, Henry Miller, and Margaret Atwood. She was the first fictional work to employ Lost World conventions, which have been emulated by numerous later authors and has developed into a popular literary sub-genre, as well as contributing to the development of the adventure sub-genre and Imperial Gothic.

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Portrait

Sir Henry Rider Haggard (H. Rider Haggard) was an English writer, agricultural reformer, and founder of the Lost World literary genre. Among Haggard's best-known works are such Victorian classics as King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quartermain, and She, which is credited with influencing the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. Haggard's works continue to be popular in modern times, influencing not only adventure literature, but also cinematic depictions of adventurous heroes and lost worlds. A Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), Haggard died in 1925.

EAN: 9781443425162
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HarperCollins Canada
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2013
Seitenanzahl: 435 Seiten
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
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