When the World Shook
by Henry Rider Haggard
Publisher: Feedbooks 1918
Number of pages: 283
Three Englishmen, marooned on a mysterious South Sea island, learn of the islanders' powerful god Oro, who has been sleeping for 250,000 years. They manage to wake him, along with his beautiful daughter, who is the spitting image of the hero's dead wife, while he is a ringer for her lost love. Other residents of an ancient Atlantean civilization are also returned to life in this tale of spirit travel, reincarnation, occult powers, teleportation, a subterranean city, the elixir of life, and considerable mythic depth.
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by H. Rider Haggard - ManyBooks
This is an amazing retelling of the Biblical story of the Exodus from the view point of Ana, the Egyptian scribe. The novel includes historical information, action, adventure, romance, and internal struggles that are still seen in today's times.
by Henry Rider Haggard - Longmans, Green
A must for all Haggard fans, 'Eric Brighteyes' is strongly recommended to anyone who enjoys a great tale of heroic endeavour. Perhaps the fastest-paced of all Haggard's many novels, it races from one highspot to another with vivid scene-setting.
by Henry Rider Haggard - Longmans, Green, and Co.
This is a wonderfully compelling story about three Englishmen, an aging University professor, his adventurous young ward, and their faithful servant, traveling into the unknown African interior in search of a mythical source of immortality.
by Henry Rider Haggard - Doubleday, Page & Company
A worthy sequel, and one that all admirers of Haggard's original story should enjoy reading. The novel contains many exciting scenes, including a great avalanche, the pursuit of the death hounds, Ayesha's reincarnation, and the climactic battle.