A Tale of Three Lions

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,945 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71
LoC Category: PR
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 2,330
mnybks.net#: 3136

A thrilling Allan Quatermain story.

Show Excerpt

es, though I forget the exact year in which it happened. at any rate I know that it was the only trip upon which he took his son Harry (who is since dead) with him, and that Harry was then about fourteen. And now for the story, which I will repeat, as nearly as I can, in the words in which Hunter Quatermain told it to me one night in the old oak-panelled vestibule of his house in Yorkshire. We were talking about gold- mining--

"Gold-mining!" he broke in; "ah! yes, I once went gold-mining at Pilgrims' Rest in the Transvaal, and it was after that that we had the business about Jim-Jim and the lions. Do you know Pilgrim's Rest? Well, it is, or was, one of the queerest little places you ever saw. The town itself was pitched in a stony valley, with mountains all about it, and in the middle of such scenery as one does not often get the chance of seeing. Many and many is the time that I have thrown down my pick and shovel in disgust, clambered out of my claim, and walked a couple of miles or so to the top of

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for A Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for A Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for A Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for A Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for A Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for A Tale of Three Lions by H. Rider Haggard - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Lost Continent
by Percival Constantine
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
White Fang
by Jack London
The Ward of King Canute
by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
The Call of the Wild
by Jack London

See more popular titles from this genre.