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Henry Rider Haggard
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Born in Thetford, Norfolk
Born on 22nd of June 1856
Died on 14th of May 1925

Born Bradenham Hall 1856. Died 1925 - English novelist

A Victorian novelist, who after leaving Ipswich Grammr School, travelled to Natal as secretary to Sir Henry Bulwer (1875), and then to the Transvaal with Sir Theophilus Shepstone. He is best known for his 34 exotic adventure novels, in particular King Solomon’s Mines (1885), She (1887), Allan Quatermain (1887) and Ayesha: The Return of She (1905).

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