H. Rider Haggard

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(June 22, 1856 – May 14, 1925)

Sir Henry Rider Haggard, whose byline was H. Rider Haggard, was an English writer of fantasy/adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre.

He is remembered today for his Alan Quatermain series including King Solomon's Mines (1885) and his novel She (1886), which gave the world, and fandom, the phrase, “She Who Must Be Obeyed” (e.g. see TusCon 36)

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

Person 18561925
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