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#1  HarryT 04-05-2007, 02:37 PM
H. Rider Haggard more or less single-handedly invented the genre of the "Lost Civilisation" fantasy novel, and this 6th volume of my anthology contains four very different examples of such novels - including a book which is my favourite Haggard novel and which would very definitely appear on my "top 10 books" list.

The books are:


1. The People of the Mist

A lost African civilisation and a monstrous crocodile god.



2. Heart of the World

A golden Mayan city under a lake and - you've guessed it - a lost civilisation.


3. Queen Sheba's Ring

Yet another lost civilisation in Africa, this time descended from ancient Abyssinian Jews.


4. When the World Shook

This is my favourite Haggard book - a wonderful fantasy which has it all. In this one, suspended animation brings into the present day a super-ancient Atlantean civilization. Spirit travel, reincarnation, occult powers, teleportation, subterranean city, elixir of life, etc etc.

Enjoy!

EDIT: 30 Mar 08

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EDIT: 4 Oct 08

Replaced "When the World Shook" by a better HTML version newly-released by PG. Uploaded v3.

EDIT: 7 Mar 10

Corrected HTML errors. Minor formatting improvements. Replaced the cover image. Uploaded v4.


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#2  UncleDuke 04-10-2007, 05:38 PM
when the world shook is a classic, a great piece of writing. thanks.
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#3  HarryT 03-30-2008, 06:37 AM
Recreated the book with greatly improved formatting, dashes preserved, etc. Uploaded v2.
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#4  HarryT 10-04-2008, 10:15 AM
Replaced "When the World Shook" by a better HTML version newly-released by PG. Uploaded v3.
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#5  HarryT 03-07-2010, 12:43 PM
Corrected HTML errors. Minor formatting improvements. Replaced the cover image. Uploaded v4.
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