Interview: Roger Luckhurst on Rider Haggard & King Solomon’s Mines

Listen here for an interview with Roger Luckhurst by Oxford Academic (OUP) on H. Rider Haggard and King Solomon’s Mines. Roger was editor of the Oxford World’s Classics edition of King Solomon’s Mines. About 16 minutes long – I found it enjoyable and enlightening. About the author: Roger Luckhurst has written widely on Victorian popular fiction, science fiction and Gothic literature. He has edited Stevenson’s Strange … Continue reading Interview: Roger Luckhurst on Rider Haggard & King Solomon’s Mines

11 quotes from H. Rider Haggard

  Today is the anniversary of the death of Sir Henry Rider Haggard (b.22 June 1856 – d.14 May 1925). He was an English writer famous for his adventure stories – but also wrote non fiction. His two most popular books were King Solomon’s Mines (1885) and She (1886). A Rider Haggard Society (UK) was formed in 1985. Trivial fact: Haggard named three of his … Continue reading 11 quotes from H. Rider Haggard