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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If you’re a fan of Ayesha, and I am, this is enjoyable though. This causes a serious storm of jealous, possessive rage haggar Ayesha, and the reader wants to ask Atene how she saw the wisdom in trying to steal a man from a Stage 5 Clinger who has waited for him, killed for him, and chased him for years? Atene seems prepared to risk war, but her husband Rassen helps Professor Holly and Leo sneak out of Kaloon at midnight – only to try and kill them.

For I was certain that this desire of death, having once taken hold of him, would grow and grow, until at length it became too strong, and then — then I should wither and die who could not live on alone. I am a history fan, and it didn’t seem hard for me to to. Everything about BENITA feels a little silly and don’t get me started on the cheesy romance bitsbut it’s certainly an amusing enough way to pass an afternoon. The best adventure thriller I’ve ahggard read.

Fan of this book? Divinity of the she is shown in her matured thinking in many events for example when she shows her true form and asks Leo to chose either her or the more beautiful woman beside her and even if he chooses another, she declares there is no problem she would spend her life alone. I went to sleep, and I dreamed the most vivid dream uaggard ever came to me.

Ayesha: The Return of She Book Summary and Study Guide

Published July 30th by Boomer Books first published Rider Haggard written by other authors featured on this site. Atene’s rival, the mysterious Hesea, orders Atene to send Leo and Holly to haggsrd, or risk breaking their peace treaty.


Their coming had been expected, and even though Holly and Leo feel they are close to Ayesha, the question is will they find her, and if they do, then what?

SheShe haggqrd Allanand Wisdom’s Daughter: To it then I refer the curious. It takes place in and around the Transvaal area of Africa with the obligatory native tribes and gold treasure. The desire to see Ayesha once more saps my brain.

Detailed Review Summary of Ayesha: The Return of She by Henry Rider Haggard

So while I have strength I will put the story down, or at least those parts of it that are most essential, for much can, or at any rate must, be omitted. Celtic and Norse in Tolkien’s Middle-earth. And I am strong, I may live another fifty years.

Whe Rider Haggard’s sequel to “She” is not as stunningly powerful as that early masterpiece, but it nevertheless is a fascinating book that ties up the story of Ayesha, Leo Vincey, and Horace Holly in an interesting way. However they soon realise that Rassen has betrayed them and is hunting them with his monstrous Death-Hounds. More mountains stretched beyond that desert, a sea of snowy peaks, hundreds and hundreds of them.

Appalled, Holly fears that Ayesha may succeed. I also enjoyed the uncertainty of just where this story was going, of what Ayesha would do, and the tension this created. This page was last edited on 13 Augustat Other books in the series. In her also I found the divinity whom I was doomed to worship from afar, not with the flesh, for that is all lost and gone from me, but, what is sorer still, because its burden is undying, with the will and soul which animate a man throughout the countless eons of his being.

What crime have I committed that this sore punishment should be laid upon me? Leo says he doesn’t care if she is old, he still loves Ayesha and wants her. You dreamed that the retunr shape of Ayesha came to you. Unfortunately my edition Dutch translation, published by Scala in not only has a cover that makes no sense to me why is that guy green?

Although not quite as bold and adventurous as the first novel, this is a fine adventure and I felt that it was even more subtle with grander vision of baggard star crossed love than the first. Some h.ridef are very real and would seem cruel for light hearted.


Bored with his confinement, Leo goes hunting in the mountains but Ayesha, fearful for his safety, uses her psychic powers to watch him and sees that he and his men have been attacked by a leopard, and that Leo has been injured. Both the back story the history of Ayesha, Kallikrates and Amenartas and the current struggles are pretty cool to read, combining strange savages with lost civilizations and treasures. I read the Dutch translation of haygard book.

I usually enjoy H.

I’m adding an extra star here. Want to Read saving…. It is such a fascinating, exciting work that falls somewhere between the “lost world” and “fantasy” genres.

Its pretty witch vs magically gorgeous devil-woman? There was a barrier between us. Well, is not every living creature thus alone?

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

Well, actually, the cave priests come out okay, and are the nicest characters in the book, aside from some Tibetan monks Holly and Leo meet on the way. Oct 01, Rex Libris rated it liked it. The Abbot tries to dissuade them from going on and warns them that, however beautiful, nothing is immortal, even if the Queen was born centuries ago in Ancient Egypt or remembers it from a past life. Apr 23, Prithika Ferdinand rated it ajesha was amazing. He warns them not to seek Ayesha out, but instead to seek true enlightenment and release from the cycle of life and death, but Leo is obsessed with finding her again.

They travel to Asia and wander around for many years, until eventually they receive another sign that they are close. Atene declares her love off Leo, but the jealous and dissolute Rassen who has been driven mad by the sorcery of Atene and her uncle, the wizard Simbri wants to kill them.

Hesea reveals herself to be a bent and physically feeble old woman, but she declares that she is the reincarnation of Ayesha, and Atene is the reincarnation of Amenartas, who was Leo’s wife in his old life.