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HAGGARD, H.R.: Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)

We have met the intrepid hunter-tracker Allan Quatermain before, in H. Rider Haggard’s marvellous King Solomon’s Mines. This time, grieving from the tragic loss of his son, Quatermain longs to return to his beloved Africa. He sets out in search of a lost white tribe, the Zu-Vendis, ruled by two beautiful sister Queens. Once again, Quatermain’s companions are the indefatigable Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good, and the magnificent Zulu warrior Umslopogaas. The journey is incredibly dangerous, and thrillingly told. After a fantastic underground journey by canoe, our heroes are embroiled in a bloody civil war when both queens fall in love with the irresistibly handsome Curtis.



Disc 1

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Allan Quatermain 00:00:41
2.   Play with flash player Introduction 00:05:22
3.   Play with flash player In the centre of the room, however… 00:06:23
4.   Play with flash player And so the balance sways and the story runs… 00:05:50
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 1: The Consul's Yarn 00:05:54
6.   Play with flash player 'Listen, old fellow,' went on Sir Henry… 00:07:11
7.   Play with flash player 'Well, where are you gentlemen steering for' asked our friend… 00:06:10
8.   Play with flash player The tall man (who among his own people was commonly…) 00:06:19
9.   Play with flash player I shook my head at him. 00:06:43
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: The Black Hand 00:06:14
11.   Play with flash player After the first day Good succeeded, with the help of some cloth… 00:05:48
12.   Play with flash player 'Hulloa!' holloaed Sir Henry from the other boat. 00:05:42
13.   Play with flash player Just then, too, although all the other sounds of the forest had ceased… 00:05:43


Disc 2

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: The Mission Station 00:06:38
2.   Play with flash player In half an hour more we were once again making fair progress… 00:06:39
3.   Play with flash player Crossing over a plank and through a very narrow opening in the wall… 00:06:08
4.   Play with flash player When dinner was over we lit our pipes… 00:07:03
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: Alphonse and His Annette 00:05:30
6.   Play with flash player Just as I returned his axe to Umslopogaas… 00:07:04
7.   Play with flash player As Umslopogaas, savage old Zulu that he was… 00:06:07
8.   Play with flash player Alphonse stopped weeping, and began to rub his back. 00:05:38
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: Umslopogaas Makes a Promise 00:05:13
10.   Play with flash player For a moment Umslopogaas looked up from his sharpening… 00:06:03
11.   Play with flash player Shortly after this, the people whom Mr. Mackenzie had sent out… 00:06:31
12.   Play with flash player The door was unbarred. 00:05:06


Disc 3

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Meanwhile I had been thinking rapidly, as one does in emergencies… 00:06:19
2.   Play with flash player 'Dearest Father and Mother,' ran the note… 00:07:03
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: The Night Wears On 00:05:54
4.   Play with flash player 'It is well,' went on Mr. Mackenzie. 00:06:13
5.   Play with flash player It so happened that Mr. Mackenzie had in his little store… 00:06:20
6.   Play with flash player It was now nearly one o'clock in the morning… 00:05:51
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: A Slaughter Grim and Great 00:06:43
8.   Play with flash player Presently Umslopogaas, who was a few paces ahead of me… 00:05:11
9.   Play with flash player When I was two - thirds up I halted… 00:06:21
10.   Play with flash player I soon got the magazine of the repeater filled again with cartridges… 00:05:23
11.   Play with flash player I myself did not go into the melee… 00:05:41
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: Alphonse Explains 00:05:58


Disc 4

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player At the kraal entrance the scene was a strange one. 00:06:09
2.   Play with flash player It struck me as an odd thing that a girl who could find the nerve… 00:06:38
3.   Play with flash player Accordingly we brought him to the tree where he had hidden… 00:06:50
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: Into the Unknown 00:06:19
5.   Play with flash player We also promised to give him wages… 00:05:59
6.   Play with flash player Thence we proceeded a distance of about a hundred and fifty miles… 00:06:54
7.   Play with flash player As we were paddling leisurely along… 00:04:36
8.   Play with flash player Up went the swans, circling ever higher till at last they were mere specks… 00:00:03
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: The Rose of Fire 00:06:31
10.   Play with flash player 'Well, let us hope for the best and prepare ourselves for the worst,'… 00:08:00
11.   Play with flash player On we rushed towards this pillar of fire… 00:06:47
12.   Play with flash player 'My word,' called out Good, who was on shore the first… 00:07:18


Disc 5

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'I say, you fellows, let's get out of this or we shall all go off our heads.' 00:03:37
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: The Frowning City 00:05:09
3.   Play with flash player Just then, however, the others woke up… 00:06:30
4.   Play with flash player So we hailed back in English, French… 00:06:34
5.   Play with flash player Good did not much like this allusion to his fat… 00:05:44
6.   Play with flash player Curiosity now began to overcome the fear of the onlookers… 00:05:52
7.   Play with flash player On the brow of this precipice stood a great building… 00:05:52
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: The Sister Queens 00:06:28
9.   Play with flash player On we went up the first flight of one hundred and twenty steps… 00:06:05
10.   Play with flash player In the exact centre of the hall was a solid mass of black marble… 00:06:19
11.   Play with flash player I have seen beautiful women in my day… 00:05:30
12.   Play with flash player 'Oh, my word!' thought I to myself… 00:05:59
13.   Play with flash player When they were all gone she bent forward… 00:06:45


Disc 6

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: About the Zu - Vendi People 00:06:02
2.   Play with flash player The best bred people in the country are, as I think I have said… 00:05:28
3.   Play with flash player Zu - Vendis has had its king - makers as well as England… 00:06:08
4.   Play with flash player The law of the country is, on the whole, mild and just… 00:05:45
5.   Play with flash player And now comes a question which I find some difficulty in answering. 00:04:32
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: The Flower Temple 00:06:36
7.   Play with flash player As soon as we were seated the driver called out… 00:06:07
8.   Play with flash player Overcome at so awe - inspiring a sight, the vast loveliness… 00:06:55
9.   Play with flash player As we appeared there was a murmur through the vast crowd… 00:04:14
10.   Play with flash player There is silence upon the face of the Earth and the waters thereof! 00:05:26
11.   Play with flash player As he spoke a wonderful and a beautiful thing happened. 00:05:31
12.   Play with flash player Then Sorais made answer in her deep quiet tones… 00:05:03


Disc 7

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: Sorais' Song 00:05:48
2.   Play with flash player On other days we would pay visits to the country seats… 00:06:36
3.   Play with flash player Next day we were much more lively… 00:05:36
4.   Play with flash player That night, when in fear and trembling we attended the royal… 00:05:25
5.   Play with flash player Another source of imminent danger to us was the rising envy… 00:08:24
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: Before the Statue 00:06:48
7.   Play with flash player 'Thou sayest thou dost love me,' she said in a low voice… 00:07:21
8.   Play with flash player I found the old warrior leaning on Inkosi - kaas as usual… 00:06:04
9.   Play with flash player This reading and signing of the laws took a long time… 00:06:52
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: The Storm Breaks 00:04:49
11.   Play with flash player From the direction of the quarters of the maids of honour… 00:05:17
12.   Play with flash player At last, whether it was her gaze, or the perfume in her hair… 00:06:00


Disc 8

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I gained audience of the Queen without trouble. 00:07:27
2.   Play with flash player Here we heard from Alphonse, who was deeply aggrieved… 00:07:40
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: War! Red War! 00:07:08
4.   Play with flash player This incident was unimportant enough in itself… 00:06:13
5.   Play with flash player Just then Sir Henry joined us, and Good arrived, too… 00:06:04
6.   Play with flash player Throughout this long and eloquent address Good had been… 00:06:56
7.   Play with flash player Up she rose and, descending from the throne… 00:07:06
8.   Play with flash player 'And I tell ye strangers - all save Bougwan…' 00:06:33
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: A Strange Wedding 00:07:04
10.   Play with flash player Now, as it happened, Agon had been hurried away that morning… 00:06:57


Disc 9

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player It may, perhaps, be remembered… 00:04:45
2.   Play with flash player Well, that night Good and I messed as I have said in solitary grandeur… 00:04:35
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: The Battle of the Pass 00:05:58
4.   Play with flash player The main body of the army reached the neck about dinner - time… 00:06:31
5.   Play with flash player And at last up came the red sun… 00:06:28
6.   Play with flash player And so, notwithstanding all that we could do, the enemy drew nearer… 00:07:08
7.   Play with flash player Just then we saw the smaller bodies of cavalry stationed on… 00:05:51
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: Away! Away! 00:06:36
9.   Play with flash player Leaving Umslopogaas to hold the horses, I hobbled to the spring… 00:07:06
10.   Play with flash player On, clattering through the sleeping streets. 00:07:46
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: How Umslopogaas Held the Stair 00:06:10


Disc 10

  Allan Quatermain (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Just then, to my astonishment, the Zu - Vendi officer Kara… 00:07:21
2.   Play with flash player For a moment the black - bearded Nasta stood with bowed face… 00:06:56
3.   Play with flash player A gasp of wonder and astonishment rose from all those who… 00:06:58
4.   Play with flash player I laughed, or rather tried to. 00:07:06
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: I Have Spoken 00:05:40
6.   Play with flash player 'Methinks my sister the Queen hath forgotten the chief count…' 00:06:58
7.   Play with flash player And I thank thee, my Lord Incubu… 00:06:16
8.   Play with flash player It is a week since I wrote the above, and now I take up my pen… 00:06:59
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: By Another Hand 00:05:17
10.   Play with flash player 'At last,' he gasped, with an attempt at a smile… 00:05:52
11.   Play with flash player Since then things have gone very well with us. 00:05:21
12.   Play with flash player Note by George Curtis Esq. 00:02:39

Total Playing Time: 12:03:17






Author(s):
Haggard, Henry Rider

Reader(s):
Homewood, Bill

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: NA0088

Barcode: 9781843795902

Release Date: 09/2012

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