Marie – H. Rider Haggard

Allan Quatermain #1 Allan Quatermain, an English teen growing up in what is now South Africa, falls in love with Marie Marais, a Boer neighbour girl. Her father is against the marriage, favoring instead his wealthy nephew. He and the nephew put one obstacle after another in the lovers’ way, with tragic consequences. I read H. Rider Haggard’s King Solomon’s Mines when I was very young, and eventually followed it with She and a few…

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