Welcome to E-Books Directory
This page lists freely downloadable books.
Henry Rider Haggard
E-Books for free online viewing and/or download
e-books in this category
The Last Boer War
by H. Rider Haggard - Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. , 1900
A non fiction book about the Boer War of 1881. Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century. A must read for anyone interested in African History or British Colonial wars.
The World's Desire
by H. Rider Haggard, Andrew Lang - ManyBooks
The story of the hero Odysseus after his untold second journey. Returning to his home, Ithaca, the region ravaged by a plague, his wife seemingly slain, Odysseus begins his final quest. This book might be called The Further Adventures of Odysseus.
by H. Rider Haggard - ManyBooks , 1887
An African domestic drama set in Pretoria at the time of the Boer War. Captain John Niel comes to work on the Transvaal farm of a fellow Englishman, Silas Croft, and becomes involved in a love triangle of sorts with Croft's two nieces...
Moon of Israel: A Tale of the Exodus
by H. Rider Haggard - ManyBooks , 1918
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.
Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch
by H. Rider Haggard - Longmans, Green, and co. , 1901
A tale of two ivory hunters in Africa who come across the deserted camp of a German anthropologist -- a man who had been studying the life and language of the great apes. Sir Henry Rider Haggard is best known for his adventure novels.
The Lady of Blossholme
by H. Rider Haggard - ManyBooks , 1909
H. Rider Haggard's 34th novel, written in the year 1907, The Lady of Blossholme, is one of the author's more straightforward historical adventures. The story takes place in England during the reign of Henry VIII, in 1536.
Black Heart and White Heart
by Henry Rider Haggard - ManyBooks , 1900
This is the story of two men, one with a black heart and a white body, and one with a white heart and a black body. Philip Hadden journeys into the land of the Zulu King Cetywayo, where he is quickly brought to the attention of the king ...
Benita, An African Romance
by Henry Rider Haggard - ManyBooks , 1906
Benita is a strong woman born in Africa, raised in England, who is returning to Africa to be with her father. She falls in love with Robert on the long steamer voyage, and is about to say yes to his proposal when the ship hits a rock ...
When the World Shook
by Henry Rider Haggard - Feedbooks , 1918
Three Englishmen, marooned on a mysterious South Sea island, learn of the islanders' powerful god Oro, who has been sleeping for 250,000 years. This is a tale of spirit travel, reincarnation, occult powers, a subterranean city, the elixir of life.
Ayesha: The Return of She
by Henry Rider Haggard - Doubleday, Page & Company , 1905
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.
by Henry Rider Haggard - Longmans, Green , 1891
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.
The People of the Mist
by H. Rider Haggard - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
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.
King Solomon's Mines
by H. Rider Haggard - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
Praised as the most amazing story ever written, it tells the tale in which Allan Quatermain, a gentleman adventurer, is hired to locate a man who has disappeared into the heart of Africa while hunting for the legendary diamond mines of King Solomon.
by Henry Rider Haggard - Mille Tre Verlag , 2009
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 H. Rider Haggard - Project Gutenberg , 2004
The adventure novel about three men and their guide, who trek into remote Africa in search of a lost white race. Their perilous journey takes them to Zu-Vendis, a kingdom ruled by the beautiful twin sisters, Nyleptha and Sorais.