Haggard's 1886 adventure tale of immortality, empire, love, and gender reveals a subconscious boiling with odd demons. The purple prose, racism, and misogyny (Haggard's term, truer than he knows) make it tough going as a straight-up adventure tale, but it surely is in interesting study (as quoted from Freud on the front cover) "full of hidden meaning."
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Todd Stockslager (TStocksl)
I love reading and writing about what I have read, making the connections and marking the comparisons and contrasts. God has given man the amazing power to invent language and the means to record it which … more
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