Mary of Marion Isle
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Mary of Marion Isle

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Paperback, 294 pages
Published March 12th 2010 by Benediction Classics (first published 1929)
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Sandy
The great H. Rider Haggard wrote a total of 58 novels before his death in May 1925, and of that number, four were released posthumously. "Mary of Marion Isle" was his penultimate creation, one which he wrote in 1924, although, as revealed in D.S. Higgins' biography of Haggard, the idea for the story first came to him in 1916, while sailing to Australia and watching the albatrosses circling his ship. The novel was ultimately released in April 1929, and, as stated by Higgins, was limited to a run...more
Neil
Late, unique, Haggard, published a couple of years after his death. A very good story, different from anything else that he ever wrote, not that his style's any different. A young socialist doctor has a series of misfortunes in life and love before inheriting a peerage and being marooned on a desert island. Only the last quarter takes place on Marion Isle or features Mary, but this section is just fantastic. By the way Marion Isle is well worth Googling, it's a real place and is one of the Princ...more
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and the creator of the Lost World literary genre. His stories, situated at the lighter end of the scale of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential. He was also involved in agricultural reform and improvement in the British Empire.

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