Sir Henry Rider Haggard, ( – ), known as H. Rider Haggard, was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa. Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · 68 by H. Rider Haggard. Ayesha, the Return of She by H. Rider Haggard. No cover available. Hard on twenty years have gone by since that night of Leo’s vision — the most awful years, perhaps, which were ever endured by men.

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At one point she paused and I looked hatgard. A story full of thriller and romance. Following their dreams, they wander for years through Asia, eventually coming to ” Thibet ” as it is spelled in the book.

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Leo came also and leant upon the window-sill, and I could feel that his body was trembling as though with cold. Written at the turn of the 20th century, Haggard’s language is both beautiful and evocotive of a grander age.

I like Haggard’s novels, and while this wasn’t his best, haggwrd was still a good yarn. Taking refuge over winter in a remote lamasery, they meet the old Abbot Kou-En, who claims to recall a past-life encounter with a witch queen from the time of Alexander the Great.

I looked and looked again till bt the vast loop vanished haggadr the blue of heaven. Tolkien ‘s characters as diverse as Shelob [7] and Galadriel. I shall come again and shall once more be beautiful.

True, there is something less transgressive about her, but the fluidity of her identity and the scope of her plans for global domination are fascinating. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Ayesha: It will certainly kill me. This is one novel that I will be thinking about for many, many days. The protagonist Professor Holly has just died, but his lawyer receives his last memoirs, which are set twenty years after the events in She. Leo groped his way to me and, seizing my arm, shook it.


In the end, reaching a goal is not as satisfying as we would like to believe. Intentionally so, and with spectacular results. We learn a bit more about Ayesha, and the magic she has.

Haggard’s epic SHE suold’ve been the end-all of fantasy epics.

Ayesha: The Return of She, by H. Rider Haggard

When the party returns, the furious Ayesha sentences Leo’s retainers to death, but Leo is horrified by her cruelty and prevails on her to spare haggar. To it then I refer the curious.

Despite the Abbot’s warning, Leo is compelled to press on and Holly will not abandon his adopted son. Hoping the vision is true, Leo and Holly set forth for Tibet where they brave rugged mountain passes, avalanches, murderous tribes, and yet another soul from their forgotten hagard who has it’s own designs upon their future.

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Ayesha: The Return of She (She #2) by H. Rider Haggard

It sold, unreal, 63 million copies and remains in print. A fitting end to a tale of those who do not end. This work is the sequel to She, in which the protagonists fall into the hands of a rather evil woman who supernaturally rejuvenates herself and is over years old. In an instant I was wide awake, every nerve and fibre of me, for retunr tones of his voice told me that something had happened which bore upon our destinies.


The two locations are somehow elementally connected. This page was last edited on 13 Augustat This is the second novel of four in Haggard’s Ayesha Series, the others being: Rider Haggard written by other authors featured on this site.

Also worth noting is that there is not as much violence in this book as in many of Rider Haggard’s others, and the events occur in high mountains somewhere North of Tibet.

Ayesha’s magical powers completely destroy Atene’s army and Atene’s kills herself for the ayeaha of her honor in defeat. The Return of She.

Ayesha, the Return of She by H. Rider Haggard

Ayesha shows Holly and Leo how she commands mortals, spirits, and demons. Then I pleaded with him, though with little hope, for I saw that what I had feared for long was come to pass.

Watch for elements that were stolen by hagtard filmmakers! We sought signs and could find none. As Leo and Holly ascend the Mountain they are intercepted by the people of Hes, who are then joined by a ghost-like Messenger, who leads them up the mountain. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Opinion about the main character: The Spirit in Man, Art, and Literature.

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