A Robert Eagle Watt B Robert Louis Stevenson C Jules Verne D Sir H Rider Haggard
Sir Rider Haggard
, author of King Solomon's Mines, made his home in Newcastle many years ago and his Hilldrop house is now a popular hotel among a wealth of other tourist attractions.
Writers discussed include Ronnie Govender, Daphne Rooke, Credo Mutwa, Lewis Nkosi, Alan Paton, and Rider Haggard
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, Algernon Blackwood, Sax Rohmer and more.
The methods they developed intrigued Sir Henry Rider Haggard
the renowned writer of adventure novels such as King Solomon's Mines.
, author of many best-selling exotic tales, remarked, "In real life he is more interesting than any of my heroes of romance." Among other well-known individuals who figure in Burnham's story are Cecil Rhodes and William Howard Taft, as well as some of the wealthiest men of the day, including John Hays Hammond, E.
, Sheridan Le Fanu, Florence Marryat, and Vernon Lee, the book covers the key primary texts of the field with a critical perspective that refreshes as well as illuminates the works.
's Ancient Egypt" in Victorian Gothic.eds.
employed many of these strategies in his writings for adults: the same kind of approach here lends a 'young Indiana Jones' feel to the tale as Orion is continually tested and displays an ability to be flexible and strong given the amazing circumstances which challenge him at every turn.
Alan cites The Narnia Chronicles and Roman, Viking and Saxon legends among his favourite reads as a child, saying his writing has been inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson, H Rider Haggard
, Stan Lee the Marvel genius and W E Johns.
The Defeat of Death: A Reading of Sir Henry Rider Haggard