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Queen Sheba's Ring (1910)

by H. Rider Haggard

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my copy has no dust jacket ( )
  Georges_T._Dodds | Mar 29, 2013 |
Another variant on Haggard's standard African lost race story. In this case the Maguffin is the ring of the Queen of Sheba. Also, one of the party. is seeking his son who was captured by the Mahdi's men. ( )
  antiquary | Mar 28, 2013 |
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1926. Haggard was an English writer, who published colorful novels set in unknown regions and lost kingdoms of Africa, or some other corner of the world: Iceland, Constantinople, Mexico, Ancient Egypt. His best-known work is the romantic adventure tale King Solomon's Mines. Although Haggard's novels first were written for adults, several of them, such as Queen Sheba's Ring are now categorized as juvenile literature. This story takes place in the uncharted regions of Africa, where a Jewish community struggles to defend itself from barbaric tribes. Contents: The Coming of the Ring; The Advice of Sergeant Quick; The Professor Goes Out Shooting; The Death-Wind; Pharaoh Makes Trouble; How We Escaped from Harmac; Barung; The Shadow of Fate; The Swearing of the Oath; Quick Lights a Match; The Rescue Fails; The Den of Lions; The Adventures of Higgs; How Pharaoh Met Shadrach; Sergeant Quick Has a Presentiment; Harmac Comes to Mur; I Find My Son; The Burning of the Palace; Starvation; and The Trial and After. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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In the mold of the thrilling Allan Quatermain novels, this vintage 1910 tale of romance and adventure includes a ring given to the Queen of Sheba by King Solomon, a secret society tracing back to ancient Abyssinia, and, in deep Africa, a lost Jewish community at war with neighboring tribes.… (more)

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