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Hunter Quatermain's Story

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Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,802 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Category: PR
Audiobook: en.wikisource.org
Downloads: 3,435
mnybks.net#: 3112
Origin: gutenberg.org
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two about eighteen months ago, and as for the buffalo horns, they were nearly my death, and were the end of a servant of mine to whom I was much attached. I gave them to Sir Henry when he left Natal some months ago;" and Mr. Quatermain sighed and turned to answer a question from the lady whom he had taken down to dinner, and who, needless to say, was also employed in trying to pump him about the diamonds.

Indeed, all round the table there was a simmer of scarcely suppressed excitement, which, when the servants had left the room, could no longer be restrained.

"Now, Mr. Quatermain," said the lady next him, "we have been kept in an agony of suspense by Sir Henry and Captain Good, who have persistently refused to tell us a word of this story about the hidden treasure till you came, and we simply can bear it no longer; so, please, begin at once."

"Yes," said everybody, "go on, please."

Hunter Quatermain glanced round the table apprehensively; he did not seem to appreciate finding himse

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2009.06.02
GhostHawk
****.

Very good classic Haggard tale.


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