by Henry Rider Haggard
Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1888
Number of pages: 352
Ayesha is She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed, a 2,000-year-old queen who rules a fabled lost city deep in a maze of African caverns. She has the occult wisdom of Isis, the eternal youth and beauty of Aphrodite, and the violent appetite of a lamia. She is one of those magnificent Victorian yarns about an expedition to a far-off locale shadowed by magic, mystery, and death.
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard wrote many great works, and this is an underappreciated treasure, a beautifully written, exciting, and moving tale of adventure, love, sacrifice and a lost civilization in Africa. Written in the late 1800's.
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