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H. Rider Haggard

Journey into the heart of adventure with 'Finished' by H. Rider Haggard, a captivating novel first published in 1917. As the eighteenth installment in the renowned Allan Quatermain series, 'Finished' stands as the thrilling culmination of a trilogy centered around the vibrant tapestry of the Zulu kingdom, alongside its predecessors 'Marie' and 'Child of Storm'.

Set amidst the tumultuous backdrop of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879, Haggard masterfully weaves a tale that spans the events leading up to the conflict, culminating in the poignant demise of Cetewayo, the Zulu king. Within these pages, readers witness the harrowing Battle of Isandhlwana, where Quatermain emerges as one of the few survivors, his courage and resilience tested against the ravages of war.

True to form, Haggard seamlessly integrates historical figures such as Cetewayo and Anthony Durnford, infusing the narrative with an authentic richness that breathes life into the past. 'Finished' stands as a testament to Haggard's unparalleled skill in crafting gripping tales of exploration and intrigue.

Prepare to embark on an unforgettable odyssey alongside Allan Quatermain, as he navigates treacherous landscapes and confronts the very essence of heroism in the face of adversity. 'Finished' is a must-read for enthusiasts of historical fiction and adventure alike, solidifying its place as a timeless classic in the Allan Quatermain series.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Mamba Press
  • Publish Date: Mar 29th, 2024
  • Pages: 360
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.80in - 1.01lb
  • EAN: 9798869277954
  • Categories: Action & AdventureHistorical - GeneralWorld Literature - Africa - General