She: A History of Adventure (Paperback)

By H. Rider Haggard, Margaret Atwood (Introduction by), Charles H. M. Kerr (Illustrator)
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A runaway bestseller on its publication in 1887, H. Rider Haggard's "She" is a Victorian thrill ride of a novel, featuring a lost African kingdom ruled by a mysterious, implacable queen; ferocious wildlife and yawning abysses; and an eerie love story that spans two thousand years. "She" has bewitched readers from Freud and Jung to C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien; in her Introduction to this Modern Library Paperback Classic--which includes period illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen and Charles H. M. Kerr--Margaret Atwood asserts that the awe-inspiring Ayesha, "She-who-must-be-obeyed," is "a permanent feature of the human imagination.

About the Author


Stephen Coan is an assistant editor of The Natal Witness.

Margaret Atwood is the internationally renowned author of such novels as "Oryx and Crake, Alias Grace", and "The Edible Woman". She is a novelist and a poet, and has also authored short story collections, critical studies, screenplays, radio scripts, and books.

Praise For…


“A strange book . . . full of hidden meaning.” —Sigmund Freud

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375759055
ISBN-10: 0375759050
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: January 8th, 2002
Pages: 368
Language: English