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Authors(s): H. Rider Haggard
Beware She-who-must-be-obeyed – Upon his father’s death, Leo Vincey is left in the care of his father’s confidant Professor Horace Holly with one parting gift – a strange casket that he is to open on his twenty-fifth birthday. The years pass and when the day arrives to open it, Leo and Horace discover the ancient and mysterious ‘Sherd of Amenartas’ the history of Leo’s ancestors. Following the instructions on the Sherd, they journey to Eastern Africa to uncover hidden family secrets. Travelling across hazardous terrain, they make their way to the kingdom of Kor, where She awaits them. Ayesha is She – the white Queen of the Amahagger. Eternally beautiful and fiercely cruel, she can cast her spell upon any man and ensnare him. But she is only after one. For two thousand years she has been waiting for the return of the man she once loved, a man she herself killed in a fit of jealous rage, and she believes that Leo Vincey is him – First serialized in The Graphic magazine in 1886 – 87, She is one of the classics of imaginative literature, and with over 83 million copies sold in 44 different languages, is one of the best-selling books of all time.
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No of pages: 316
Published as: Paperback
Genre: General & Literary Fiction