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A subconscious boiling with odd demons

  • Sep 18, 2008
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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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?A strange book . . . full of hidden meaning.? ?Sigmund Freud--Review
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ISBN-10: 0375759050
ISBN-13: 978-0375759055
Author: H. Rider Haggard
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Modern Library
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