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She – A History of Adventure

H. Rider Haggard

Somewhere in Africa, a tiny, primitive tribe, the Amahaggers, live secretly amongst the debris of a lost Egyptian civilization, ruled by the beautiful semi-goddess Ayesha, or She-who-must-be-obeyed. Ludwig Horace Holly, a Cambridge academic, is reluctantly drawn into plans for a voyage in search of this legendary queen. With his adopted son, Leo, he sets out on a brave journey, following a trail of clues. Shipwrecked and captured by cannibals, their voyage soon turns into a nightmare. This masterpiece of suspense and adventure, by the author of King Solomon’s Mines, contains some of the most sensual, gently erotic passages in 19th-century literature.

Somewhere in Africa, a tiny, primitive tribe, the Amahaggers, live secretly amongst the debris of a lost Egyptian civilization, ruled by the beautiful semi-goddess Ayesha, or She-who-must-be-obeyed. Ludwig Horace Holly, a Cambridge academic, is reluctantly drawn into plans for a voyage in search of this legendary queen. With his adopted son, Leo, he sets out on a brave journey, following a trail of clues. Shipwrecked and captured by cannibals, their voyage soon turns into a nightmare. This masterpiece of suspense and adventure, by the author of King Solomon’s Mines, contains some of the most sensual, gently erotic passages in 19th-century literature.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Somewhere in Africa, a tiny, primitive tribe, the Amahaggers, live secretly amongst the debris of a lost Egyptian civilization, ruled by the beautiful semi-goddess Ayesha, or She-who-must-be-obeyed. Ludwig Horace Holly, a Cambridge academic, is reluctantly drawn into plans for a voyage in search of this legendary queen. With his adopted son, Leo, he sets out on a brave journey, following a trail of clues. Shipwrecked and captured by cannibals, their voyage soon turns into a nightmare. This masterpiece of suspense and adventure, by the author of King Solomon’s Mines, contains some of the most sensual, gently erotic passages in 19th-century literature.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Bill Homewood

Length:

13h 43m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:57


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:23


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:06


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:22


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:12


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:03


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:17


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:48


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:43


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:17


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:56


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:01


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:56


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:36


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:20


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:23


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:18


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:05


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

07:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:00


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:48


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:51


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:00


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:33


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:53


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:05


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:50


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:48


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:28


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:49


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:49


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:25


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:19


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:22


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:35


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:13


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:57


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:59


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:17


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:00


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:22


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:43


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:24


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:04


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:12


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:36


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:35


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:31


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:52


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:14


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:59


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:09


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:34


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

07:24


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:50


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:26


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:26


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:12


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:00


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:05


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:17


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:09


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:22


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:16


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:40


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:29


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:27


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:41


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:04


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

03:56


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:47


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:01


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:38


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:34


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:46


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

07:55


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:43


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:29


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

07:03


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:21


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:21


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

07:24


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:15


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:35


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:21


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

07:10


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:46


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:53


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:16


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

03:09


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:47


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

07:35


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

07:19


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:28


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:21


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

06:14


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:42


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

06:32


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:41


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

07:14


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

07:00


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:55


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

07:18


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

07:13


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

07:29


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

05:24


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:42


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:08


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:59


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

06:58


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

07:02


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

07:15


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

07:37


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

06:00


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

07:30


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:59


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

06:35


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

06:40


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

07:52


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

07:40


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

07:06


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

06:32


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:12


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

06:37


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

07:50