Child of Storm

Cover of book Child of Storm
Categories: Fiction » Action & Adventure

Novels of South Africa brought a wide popular success to the author, Sir Henry Rider Haggard, an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations a founder of the Lost World literary genre.


In “Child of Storm” we meet again the white hunter and adventurer Allan Quatermain, the central hero of 17 Haggard’s novels and collections of short stories. Courageous, resolute, able to find a way out of any hopeless situations, a perfect fighter and horseman Allan is a man, devoted to his friends and native land. This work became the sixth book of the Allan Quatermain series, and tells a story of a Zulu woman, who got her name, Child of Storm, being born at a fierce stormy night. In all the Haggard’s stories, the fantastic and mystical element plays a substantial role; the author’s passion for the lost words, ancient ruins and mysterious civilizations, cults of immortality and reincarnation made the author a forefather of modern fantasy.

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