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    • King Solomon's Mines

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 804
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 731
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 734

    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."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • From a different culture

    • By Ed on 07-08-13

    Regular price: $23.09

    • She

    • A History Of Adventure
    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Hayward Morse
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Leo Vincey, a beautiful young man with the looks of a Greek and his fatherly guardian Holly, a Cambridge scientist, go to Africa to avenge the death...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic story, great reading

    • By Steve Boshear on 09-09-15

    Regular price: $5.33

    • King Solomon's Mines

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • poor quality

    • By Marcus Hardin on 07-04-16

    Regular price: $1.39

    • She

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Ludwig Horace Holly, a Cambridge professor, travels to Africa with his adopted son Leo to investigate the death of Kallicrates, Leo’s ancestor, who was murdered by an unknown woman centuries before.They encounter the Amahagger, a fierce tribe of cannibals who live in the caves of Kôr, a huge burial ground of an ancient civilisation decimated by plague

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book but the narration.

    • By k3rz0rg on 06-23-18

    Regular price: $18.58

    • Cleopatra

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of ancient Egyptian history and revolves around the survival of a dynasty bloodline protected by the priesthood of Isis. The main character, Harmachis (the living descendant of this bloodline), is charged by the priesthood with overthrowing the supposed impostor - Cleopatra - driving out the Romans, and restoring Egypt to its golden era.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • She

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Stephen Pacey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    My empire is of the imagination. These are the words of Ayesha, the mysterious white queen of a Central African tribe, whose dread title, 'She-who-must-be-obeyed', testifies to her undying beauty and magical powers; but they serve equally well to describe the hold of her author, Henry Rider Haggard, on generations of readers.

    Regular price: $8.52

    • Eric Brighteyes

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Shelly Frasier
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    This deftly crafted Viking tale depicts the terror, tragedy, and vanity of life. The ill fated lovers, Eric and "Gudruda the Fair", fall victim to the jealous Swanhild's sorcery. Eric and his 'thrall' must overcome treachery, bloodthirsty foes, the open sea and blizzards as he battles to win his beloved Gudruda. Will the star-crossed lovers triumph over the fate of the Norns and the spite of Swanhild?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding Viking Tale

    • By Wyn Galbraith on 12-19-07

    Regular price: $23.09

    • King Solomon's Mines  

    • By: Sir Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    King Solomon’s Mines is set in nineteenth-century Africa. Allan Quartermain, hunter, is commissioned by the valiant Sir Henry Curtis and his jovial friend Captain Good to lead them to the fabled lost mines of King Solomon. In the company of these dauntless men we undertake the most exciting safari ever described. We hunt big game, we go to war with the terrifying King Twala of Kukuanaland and his diabolical henchwoman Gagaoola - and are amazed by the twist at the end.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Allan Quartermain

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: John Nicholson
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Allan Quatermain is the protagonist of H. Rider Haggard's 1885 novel "King Solomon's Mines" and its various prequels and sequels. "Allan Quatermain" was also the title of a book in this sequence. H. Rider Haggard's Quatermain, adventure hero of "King Solomon's Mines" and sequel "Allan Quatermain", was a template for the American film character Indiana Jones.

    Regular price: $9.82

    • Fifty Thrilling Stories

    • Thrillers, Mysteries, Dark Crimes, and Strange Happenings
    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Conan-Doyle, Henry Rider Haggard, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    A wonderful collection of classic thrillers, mystery stories, crime tales and weird accounts of uncanny events.1. Query by “Seamark” 2. The Furnished Room by O. Henry 3.The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 4. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 5. The 19 Club by A. J. Alan 6. The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs7. Laura by Saki 8. A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe 9. The Diver by A. J. Alan10. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace11. The Burglary by Arnold Bennett

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good stories

    • By Judith on 10-29-14

    Regular price: $84.16

    • King Solomon's Mines

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    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.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • King Solomon's Mines

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Nigel Graham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Accompanied by Sir Henry Curtis, Captain John Good and their native servant Umbopa, the big-game hunter Allan Quatermain sets off to reveal the fate of Curtis...

    Regular price: $5.33

    • Cleopatra [Russian Edition]

    • By: Sir Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Arcady Bukhmin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Znamenityj istoricheskij roman vydajushhegosja anglijskogo pisatelja, klassika mirovoj prikljuchencheskoj literatury, narjadu s L'juisom Kjerrollom i Jedgarom Po osnovopolozhnikom zhanra fjentezi Genri Rajdera Haggarda. Dejstvie romana proishodit v drevnem Egipte, vo vremena pravlenija Ptolemeev. Roman rasskazyvaet o zagovore verhovnyh zhrecov, reshivshih sbrosit' s trona nenavistnuju caricu Kleopatru, otdavshuju Egipet vo vlast' Rima.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Kopi carja Solomona.

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Andrey Zaretsky, Kirill Petrov
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Kopi carja Solomona. "Ja, Hoze da Sil'vestra, umiraja ot goloda v malen'koj peshhere, pishu jeto sobstvennoj krov'ju v god 1590-j, oblomkom kosti na klochke moej odezhdy. Pust' moj drug dast znat' korolju o tom, chto zdes' napisano, chtoby on mog poslat' sjuda armiju. Esli ona preodoleet pustynju i gory i smozhet pobedit' otvazhnyh kukuanov i ih d'javol'skoe koldovstvo, to on stanet bogatejshim korolem so vremen Solomona. Ja videl sobstvennymi glazami nesmetnoe chislo almazov v sokrovishhnice Solomona, za Beloj Smert'ju, no iz-za verolomstva Gaguly, ohotnicy za koldunami, ja nichego ne smog unesti i edva spas svoju zhizn'.

    Regular price: $3.15

    • Smith and the Pharaohs

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • King Solomon's Mines

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    King Solomon's Mines tells the story of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English fictional adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered to be the genesis of the Lost World literary genre.

    Regular price: $7.47

    • She Who Must Be Obeyed

    • Ayesha
    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Peter Newcombe Joyce
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Twenty years have passed since their first adventure in Africa, but Leo assures Holly that Ayesha is alive and imploring him to find her. They search through Asia and eventually arrive in the city of Kaloon, ruled by the mad Khan Rassen and his devious wife, the Khania Atene. The people live under an uneasy truce with the followers of the Priestess of Hes, who dwells on the Mountain, a huge volcano that dominates the region.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Meh.....

    • By Brain on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • ELLA

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Sonolibro
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Ayesha, a la que nadie se atreve a llamar por su nombre es....Ella. ¿Un pueblo salvaje? ¿Qué pueblo?- No puedo darte ahora muchos detalles. Confórmate con saber que aquella reina, en circunstancias que ya averiguarás algún día, acabó por asesinar a Kalíkrates. La princesa egipcia, su mujer, consiguió escapar y llegar, no sé cómo, a Atenas, donde dio a luz un hijo al que llamó Tisísthenes, que quiere decir El Poderoso Vengador.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entretenida novela de aventuras y fantasía

    • By Mario on 12-17-13

    Regular price: $6.26

    • Heart of the World

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Paul Hansen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This romance set in Mexico tells of the journey of a native and a white man in search of the fabled Golden City of the Indians.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Bad performance

    • By David Lee Nelson on 03-07-18

    Regular price: $8.91

    • Le miniere di re Salomone

    • By: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: Moro Silo
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Allan Quatermain, esperto cacciatore di elefanti, viene ingaggiato dal gentiluomo inglese sir Henry Curtis come guida in una spedizione nel cuore dell'Africa alla ricerca di suo fratello, scomparso mentre seguiva le tracce delle miniere di diamanti del re Salomone. Tra colpi di scena, guerre e incontri inattesi, il viaggio si trasformerà in un'esperienza cruciale, un confronto con un mondo sconosciuto e con se stessi.

    Regular price: $14.63