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Fame and Fortune: The Progress of Richard Hunter

If you’ve ever used the phrase “rags to riches,” you owe that to Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899), who popularized the idea through his fictional writings that also served as a theme for the way America viewed itself as a country. Alger’s works about poor boys rising to better living conditions through hard work, determination, courage, honesty, and morals was popular with both adults and younger readers.

The Man Who Ended War
The Man Who Ended War Sented by Rebecca

The Secretary of War of the United States receives a letter sent to his and all other nations, declaring that war has too long devastated the earth and the time has come for peace. It orders them to destroy their weapons of warfare and disband their militaries. The letter ends:

Typee
Typee Sented by Steve Bark

Typee is a fast-moving adventure tale, an autobiographical account of the author's Polynesian stay, an examination of the nature of good and evil, and a frank exploration of sensuality and exotic ritual.

Malcolm Sage, Detective
Malcolm Sage, Detective Sented by Cameron

"MALCOLM SAGE had been a hot shot intelligence agent for Britain's Division Z during the Great War, but when the fighting ceased, his thirst for action and adventure didn't. Fortunately, his old chief from division Z helped him set up the Malcolm Sage Detective Bureau, and much merry mayhem and more than a few ripping good yarns ensued." --

The People of the Mist
The People of the Mist Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Henry Rider was a British Victorian writer known for his adventure novels set is exotic places. His writings are sympathetic to the natives.

The Wizard
The Wizard Sented by Daniel

Has the age of miracle quite gone by, or is it still possible to the Voice of Faith calling aloud upon the earth to wring from the dumb heavens an audible answer to its prayer?

The Ivory Child
The Ivory Child Sented by Emma

The Ivory Child - By H. Rider Haggard – Classic Allan Quartermain Novels. Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Ivory Child is a novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring Allan Quatermain. Now I, Allan Quatermain, come to the story of what was, perhaps, one of the strangest of all the adventures which have befallen me in the course of a life that so far can scarcely be called tame or humdrum.

Smith And The Pharaohs And Other Tales

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

She and Allan
She and Allan Sented by Jacob

Two of Haggard's most memorable characters come face to face in this epic fantasy adventure, the third book in the She sequence

Queen Sheba's Ring
Queen Sheba's Ring Sented by Christopher

Every one has read the monograph, I believe that is the right word, of my dear friend, Professor Higgs-Ptolemy Higgs to give him his full name-descriptive of the tableland of Mur in North Central Africa, of the ancient underground city in the mountains which surrounded it, and of the strange tribe of Abyssinian Jews, or rather their mixed descendants, by whom it is, or was, inhabited

Moon of Israel
Moon of Israel Sented by Rebecca

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process

Morning Star
Morning Star Sented by Luis

This vintage book comprises Henry Rider Haggard's 1910 novel, "Morning Star". It is classic tale of adventure and romance, and follows a powerful heroine from her royal birth to her eventual maturation

Marie
Marie Sented by Christopher

Allan Quatermain, the hero of King Solomon's mines, tells the story of his first wife, Marie Marais, and the adventures that led to her tragic demise.

Heu-Heu
Heu-Heu Sented by Shon

This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting & Reformatting:

Heart of the World
Heart of the World Sented by Musa

"May I trouble you to open that cupboard near the foot of the bed, and to give me the pile of writing that you will find in it. A thousand thanks. Here, señor, in these pages, if you care to take the trouble to read them, is set out an account of how I and my English friend came to visit the Golden City, of what we saw and suffered there, and of some other matters which you may think superfluous, but that are not without their bearing upon the tale. I fear that my skill in writing is small, still perhaps it may serve its turn, and if not, it matters nothing, seeing that you seek the spirit, not the letter, and are not sufficient of a Spanish scholar to be too critical.

Finished
Finished Sented by Christopher

Henry Rider Haggard was a British Victorian writer known for his adventure novels set is exotic places. His writings are sympathetic to the natives. He often portrayed Africans as heroic in his stories even though the main characters are usually European. Alan Quartermain was the main character in the novel King Solomon's Mines. He also appears in several sequels. Quartermain was a progressive Victorian.

Doctor Therne
Doctor Therne Sented by Shon

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Child of Storm
Child of Storm Sented by Rebecca

Child of Storm is a 1913 novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring Allan Quatermain. The plot is set in 1854-56 and concerns Quatermain hunting in Zululand and getting involved with Mameema, a beautiful African girl who causes great turmoil in the Zulu kingdom.

Beatrice
Beatrice Sented by Christopher

An emotional account of the love affair between Beatrice Granger, an unmarried schoolteacher, and Geoffrey Bingham, an unhappily married barrister who lives in London.

Allan Quatermain
Allan Quatermain Sented by Carlos

At the beginning, Quatermain has lost his only son and longs to get back into the wilderness. Having persuaded Sir Henry Curtis, Captain John Good, and the Zulu chief Umslopogas to accompany him, they set out from the coast of east Africa into the territory of the Maasai.

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