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Allan Quatermain is one of the most influential heroes of Victorian fiction—an adventurer, explorer, big game hunter, and mover of civilizations. His daring feats sparked the imaginations of generations from wondering children to admiring presidents.

The Collected Adventures of Allan Quatermain and Other Tales is a lavishly illustrated collection bringing together all of Allan Quatermain’s fantastic exploits in the mysterious lost world of Africa and beyond. 

This collection of classic fiction also includes Quatermain’s adventures with the bewitching enchantress Ayesha, the central character of the hugely successful She novels, along with the rest of the Ayesha Series

Included in this action-packed complete collection are all of Quatermain’s adventures including:

Wisdom's Daughter (1923)

Nada the Lily (1892)

Marie (1912)

The Ghost Kings (1908)

"Allan's Wife", title story in the collection Allan's Wife (1889)

Child of Storm (1913)

"A Tale of Three Lions", included in the collection Allan's Wife (1887)

Maiwa's Revenge: or, The War of the Little Hand (1888)

"Hunter Quatermain's Story", included in the collection Allan's Wife (1887)

"Long Odds", included in the collection Allan's Wife (1887)

The Holy Flower (1915)

Heu-heu: or, The Monster (1924)

She and Allan (1921)

The Treasure of the Lake (1926)

The Ivory Child (1916)

"Black Heart and White Heart - A Zulu Idyll", included in the collection Elissa (1896)

"Magepa the Buck", included in the collection Smith and the Pharaohs (1912)

Finished (1917)

King Solomon's Mines (1885)

She: A History of Adventure (1886)

The Ancient Allan (1920)

Allan and the Ice-gods (1927)

Allan Quatermain (1887)

Ayesha: The Return of She (1905)

Elissa (1900)

The Wizard (1896)

In addition to films about his exploits, so influential was Quatermain that his character was one of the primary templates for the adventurous archeologist Indiana Jones, featured in the films Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. So powerful was Quatermain’s character that he also came back from the dead to be in the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Once you read Quatermain’s fantastic exploits, you will understand why his influence has been so great.

For ease of navigation, this edition includes an interactive table of contents.

Fiction & Literature
2 May
Castanea Classics
Joseph Bailey

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