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  • Allan Quatermain | H. Rider Haggard

    Allan Quatermain

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Bill Homewood
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    We have met the intrepid hunter-tracker Allan Quatermain before, in H. Rider Haggard’s marvelous King Solomon’s Mines. This time, grieving from the tragic loss of his son, Quatermain longs to return to his beloved Africa. He sets out in search of a lost white tribe, the Zu-Vendis, ruled by two beautiful sister Queens. Once again, Quatermain’s companions are the indefatigable Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good, and the magnificent Zulu warrior Umslopogaas. The journey is incredibly dangerous, and thrillingly told.

    Mark says: "Forgotten novels"
  • Marie | H. Rider Haggard

    Marie

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Shelly Frasier
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Allan Quatermain, hero of King Solomon's mines, tells a moving tale of his first wife, the Dutch-born Marie Marais, and the adventures that were linked to her beautiful, tragic history. This moving story depicts the tumultuous political era of the 1830s, involving the Boers, French colonists and the Zulu tribe in the Cape colony of South Africa. Hate and suspicion run high between the home government and the Dutch subjects.

    Browsing says: "Confusing narration!"
  • King Solomon's Mines | H. Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Jack Sondericker
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (7)
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    African explorer Allan Quatermain and his two companions aren't just searching for the fabled diamond mine of the Biblical King Solomon deep in the heart of Africa - they are searching for a man.

    Thomas says: "Excellent Narration"
  • Allan Quatermain | H. Rider Haggard

    Allan Quatermain

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Fred Williams
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    This sequel to King Solomon's Mines is filled with the spirit of adventure. Thrilled by rumors of a lost civilization, three Englishmen decide to travel to the heart of Africa with their Zulu guide where they meet with continual peril: an attack by a cruel warrior tribe, the scorch of underground volcanic fires, and an encounter with a huge species of ferocious black crab. Exhausted and depleted of supplies, the men at last arrive at a mysterious city in the highlands of the interior.

  • Allan Quatermain and the Lord of Locusts | Clay Griffith,Susan Griffith

    Allan Quatermain and the Lord of Locusts

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 29 mins)
    • By Clay Griffith, Susan Griffith
    • Narrated By Jerry Robbins, J.T. Turner, Tom Berry, and others
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    Based on the exciting Bluewater Comic by Clay and Susan Griffith, Allan Quatermain journeys deep into the unexplored, mysterious forests of equatorial Africa to repay a debt of honor and avenge a wrong. He encounters the dangerous Lord of Locusts, Bwana Nzige, a slaver from Zanzibar. Nzige is a capricious dictator who is creating an empire built on ivory and blood. A thrilling adventure from the award winning Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air!

  • King Solomon's Mines | H. Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Patrick Tull
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Middle-aged big game hunter Allan Quartermain accompanies Sir Henry Curtis on an expedition in search of Curtis’ estranged younger brother George, who had headed north in search of treasure two years before and was never seen again. Curtis believes his brother was following an ancient map that he hoped would lead him to Solomon’s Mines, part of the lost riches of the biblical King Solomon.

  • Child of Storm | H. Rider Haggard

    Child of Storm

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Shelly Frasier
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In this sequel to Marie, Allan Quatermain helps his Zulu friend, Saduko, in a crazy battle to win 100 cattle for the dowry of his love, Mameena. However, the beautiful and mysterious Mameena, known as the "Child of Storm", seduces Allan and tries to engage him in marriage.

    Curt says: "child of storm"
  • Long Odds: An Allan Quatermain Adventure | H. Rider Haggard

    Long Odds: An Allan Quatermain Adventure

    • UNABRIDGED (36 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Allan Quatermain, or Hunter Quatermain as his friends call him, recounts his South African adventure of hunting four lions.

    Kirk Ferguson says: "Why, why why?!"
  • King Solomon's Mines | H. Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Stefan Rudnicki
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    This great African adventure novel is an enduring favorite among those who love excitement and romance. It is filled with qualities close to the human heart: the spirit of adventure and discovery, the desire for immortality, primal terror, and the search for the primitive. Few knew the Dark Continent as Haggard did; his experience of savage life and wild lands lends a visceral credibility that makes us believe the impossible.

    Geir says: "Huzzah for good audiobooks!"
  • King Solomon's Mines | H. Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Walter Covell
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    On an ocean liner bound for Natal, adventurer Alan Quatermain is engaged as a guide. Supplied with arms, courage, and determination, he and his group set out through Africa's beautiful but often dangerous and inhospitable wilderness. Their trek culminates in the discovery of a lost sacred mine that could bring them all riches...or death!

    John says: "Great story, well read but audio could be better"
  • Smith and the Pharaohs | Henry Rider Haggard

    Smith and the Pharaohs

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 56 mins)
    • By Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    When the retiring young bank clerk Smith ducks into the British Museum one day to avoid the rain, he finds himself confronted with the bust of an Egyptian lady so beautiful that he becomes infatuated with her. His obsession leads him to read extensively on the subject of Egyptology, learn to read hieroglyphics, and gradually become an established Egyptologist. Every winter he travels to Egypt and undertakes archeological work. Then, in the third year, he makes an astounding discovery which changes the course of his life forever.

  • King Solomon's Mines | Harry Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Harry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Jack Nolan
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    It is a curious thing that at my age, "55 last birthday", I should find myself taking up a pen to try to write a history. I wonder what sort of a history it will be when I have finished it, if ever I come to the end of the trip! I have done a good many things in my life, which seems a long one to me, owing to my having begun work so young, perhaps. At an age when other boys are at school, I was earning my living as a trader in the old colony.

  • King Solomon's Mines | Henry Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By David McCallion
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    King Solomon's Mines tells the story of renowned hunter Allan Quatermain as he leads an expedition into the heart of Southern Africa in search of a missing treasure hunter. He's persuaded to go on the trek by the brother of the missing man, the aristocrat Sir Henry Curtis, who is desperate to find out if his brother has survived after leaving in search of the fabled treasure mines of King Solomon.

  • King Solomon's Mines | Henry Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Alan Munro
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    First published in 1885, with billboards and posters around London announcing "The Most Amazing Book Ever Written". It became an immediate best seller. The genesis of the Lost World literary genre! The search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers, led by Allan Quatermain, for a missing brother, lost while searching for the mythical mines of King Solomon. It is the first English adventure novel set in Africa. The novel has been adapted to film at least six times.

    Marcus Hardin says: "poor quality"
  • King Solomon's Mines | Henry Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Simon Prebble
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    One of the bestselling novels of the 19th century, King Solomon's Mines has inspired dozens of adventure stories, including Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan books and the Indiana Jones movies. Vivid and enormously action-packed, Henry Rider Haggard's tale of danger and discovery continues to shock and thrill, as it has since it was first presented to the public and heralded as "the most amazing book ever written."

    BJ says: "Purchase the Kindle book for free"
  • She And Allan | H. Rider Haggard

    She And Allan

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Barnaby Edwards
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    She and Allan is a novel by H. Rider Haggard, first published in 1921. It brought together his two most popular characters, Ayesha from She (to which it serves as a prequel), and Allan Quatermain from King Solomon's Mines. Its significance was recognized by its republication by the Newcastle Publishing Company as the sixth volume of the celebrated Newcastle Forgotten Fantasy Library series in September 1975.

    Russell says: "It's not my favorite of the Quartermain story"
  • King Solomon's Mines | H. Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By Toby Stephens
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    On board a ship bound for Natal, adventurer Allan Quatermain meets Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good. His new friends have set out to find Sir Henry's younger brother, who vanished while seeking King Solomon's legendary diamond mines in the African interior. By strange chance, Quatermain has a map to the mines, drawn in blood, and agrees to join the others on their perilous journey.

    Jefferson says: "John Carter and Conan's African Daddy"
  • King Solomon's Mines | H. Rider Haggard

    King Solomon's Mines

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By H. Rider Haggard
    • Narrated By B.J. Harrison
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    Legends tell of an unknown, hidden country where King Solomon's treasure is secreted. Many have searched for Solomon's diamonds and have never returned from their mysterious journey. Sir Henry Curtis' brother was lost on just such an adventure. Now, with a secret map, a regal guide, and the aid of Allan Quatermain, the renowned safari hunter, a group of three Englishmen journey to a secret land of witch doctors, warriors, and ancient mysteries.

    Caroline D. Hayes says: "It is King Solomon's Mines... What can be said?"
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