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Reviews by Steve Abbott

Ayesha

by H. Rider Haggard

This sequel to the better known, and more popular "She" is, in my opinion, considerably better. There's more action and adventure than it's predecessor (which, however should be read first in order to make full sense of "Ayesha"), and the exciting scenes are more vividly described; the final battle scenes for example have rarely been bettered (reminds me of Tolkein in some respects). Additionally, there's little of the Victorian attitudes to race and religion found in "She" that - to modern readers - sits uncomfortably. Recommended

Reviewed on 2007.02.13

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