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  • NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS, 11/2010
  • Einband: CD
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9781843794110
  • Bestell-Nr.: 7282190
  • Gewicht: 399 g
  • Maße: 168 x 142 mm
  • Stärke: 32 mm
  • Erscheinungstermin: 3.1.2011

  • Achtung: Artikel ist nicht in deutscher Sprache!

Disk 1 von 11

  1. 1 Introduction
  2. 2 That same evening my visit came to an end
  3. 3 "This letter, as may be imagined"
  4. 4 I - My Visitor
  5. 5 A tall man of about thirty
  6. 6 "He paused a while, his head sunk upon his hand"
  7. 7 "There, he said, I must go"
  8. 8 II - The Years Roll By
  9. 9 I put down the letter
  10. 10 In a very little while
  11. 11 Iii - The Sherd Of Amenartas
  12. 12 Job and Leo bent forward in breathless silence.
  13. 13 "That is all, I said."
  14. 14 Of the adventures that befell me
  15. 15 "Well, lets see what the potsherd has to say"

Disk 2 von 11

  1. 1 Besides the uncial writing on the convex side
  2. 2 A few of the Roman names
  3. 3 Then came the last entry
  4. 4 How do you account for what my father saw
  5. 5 IV - The Squall
  6. 6 "Well, Job, I said"
  7. 7 Bail out! bail out! shouted Job
  8. 8 "Another minute, and with a sort of howl"
  9. 9 V - The Head of the Ethiopian
  10. 10 The river mouth which we were entering
  11. 11 "Well, what is to be done now? I asked"
  12. 12 He lifted the rifle
  13. 13 I do not quite know what it is that made me
  14. 14 VI - An Early Christian Ceremony

Disk 3 von 11

  1. 1 I do not know that there is any necessity
  2. 2 "The man advanced, and the tall shadowy form"
  3. 3 "Art thou awake, stranger? he said"
  4. 4 On looking round we discovered
  5. 5 Vii - Ustane Sings
  6. 6 When he had gone we discussed the situation
  7. 7 "Taking the hint, we got up and went down to the stream"
  8. 8 "They had a Queen, however. She was their Queen"
  9. 9 We three and Ustane were sitting round a fire
  10. 10 "viii - The Feast, And After!"
  11. 11 This is a digression at a critical moment
  12. 12 I sprang to my feet with a yell of horror
  13. 13 Then it was that the two others sprang upon me.

Disk 4 von 11

  1. 1 IX - A Little Foot
  2. 2 "Ah, he went on, it was a gallant fight that ye fought"
  3. 3 The morning came at last
  4. 4 I looked up doubtfully
  5. 5 X - Speculations
  6. 6 "On we went through it all, till at last the sun sank"
  7. 7 "Above me, as I lay, shone the eternal stars"
  8. 8 Then I fell to reflecting upon the undertaking
  9. 9 "Presently, as we blundered and floundered along"
  10. 10 XI - The Plain of Kor
  11. 11 "Behold the house of ""She-who-must-be-obeyed""!"
  12. 12 By now we were well on to the great plain
  13. 13 At last we reached the face of the precipice itself
  14. 14 "As I anticipated, we had passed"

Disk 5 von 11

  1. 1 Xii - She
  2. 2 The first picture represented his death.
  3. 3 We passed down the passage
  4. 4 Painfully and slowly old Billali crept up
  5. 5 "Why art thou so frightened, stranger?"
  6. 6 Xiii - Ayesha Unveils
  7. 7 "So! The Hebrews, are they yet at Jerusalem?"
  8. 8 Oh man! she said at last
  9. 9 Dost thou wonder how I knew that ye were coming
  10. 10 Hast thou aught to ask me before thou goest
  11. 11 She lifted her white and rounded arms
  12. 12 Drawn by some magnetic force which I could not resist

Disk 6 von 11

  1. 1 Xiv - A Soul In Hell
  2. 2 Next I bethought me that I had not been
  3. 3 "I was at the curtains, and they did not hang close"
  4. 4 But at length she seemed to wear herself out
  5. 5 XV - Ayesha Gives Judgment
  6. 6 After I had dressed myself
  7. 7 Then came a silence.
  8. 8 "Dogs and serpents, She began in a low voice"
  9. 9 Xvi - The Tombs Of Kor
  10. 10 "I, Junis, a priest of the Great Temple of Kor"
  11. 11 Accordingly I followed her to a side passage
  12. 12 We left the place and entered others.

Disk 7 von 11

  1. 1 "Behold the lot of man, said the veiled Ayesha"
  2. 2 Xvii - The Balance Turns
  3. 3 "So, my Holly, sit there where thou canst see me"
  4. 4 "I rose, and sank on the cushioned couch beside her"
  5. 5 "Well, my Holly, she continued"
  6. 6 "Thou comest in a good time, Ayesha, I said"
  7. 7 "One thing, however, was certain"
  8. 8 "xviii - Go, Woman!"
  9. 9 I felt it was hopeless to argue
  10. 10 "Who is this man? she said, pointing"
  11. 11 That night I passed in Leos room
  12. 12 On the following day Leo got up

Disk 8 von 11

  1. 1 Xix - Give Me A Black Goat!
  2. 2 After about an hour of this amusement
  3. 3 "I promised thee a strange sight, my Holly, laughed Ayesha"
  4. 4 I thought that the entertainment was now over
  5. 5 XX - Triumph
  6. 6 Here Ayesha half rose from her couch
  7. 7 "I am not Kallikrates, and, as for being thy lord"
  8. 8 "Suddenly, with a snake-like motion"
  9. 9 "Then, turning to Leo, and laying her hand"
  10. 10 She paused in her strange and most thrilling allegorical chant
  11. 11 Xxi - The Dead And Living Meet
  12. 12 I turned to see what effect was produced upon Leo

Disk 9 von 11

  1. 1 As we passed to our own apartment
  2. 2 No doubt she was a wicked person
  3. 3 Xxii - Job Has A Presentiment
  4. 4 "Come, come, Job, I said seriously"
  5. 5 "And thou, too, oh Holly"
  6. 6 "Thou lookest high, answered Ayesha"
  7. 7 "Rise, Ayesha, he said sadly"
  8. 8 Xxiii - The Temple Of Truth
  9. 9 In connection with the extraordinary state of preservation
  10. 10 "There was a spot here, Kallikrates, she said to Leo"
  11. 11 "Come, said Ayesha, after we had gazed and gazed"
  12. 12 Xxiv - Walking The Plank

Disk 10 von 11

  1. 1 "Goodness me, Leo, I said"
  2. 2 "Here must we pass, said Ayesha."
  3. 3 "We must wait awhile, called Ayesha"
  4. 4 This settled me
  5. 5 Xxv - The Spirit Of Life
  6. 6 "And I returned, having learned from him"
  7. 7 "Such is the tale, my love"
  8. 8 "I swear, even in this most holy hour"
  9. 9 For a long period we travelled on thus
  10. 10 We reached the head of the cave

Disk 11 von 11

  1. 1 Xxvi - What We Saw
  2. 2 "Oh, look! - look! - look! shrieked Job"
  3. 3 But who can tell what had happened?
  4. 4 "Lets see it come once more, said Leo"
  5. 5 Xxvii - We Leap
  6. 6 "Shortly after this, suddenly"
  7. 7 Clearly all that we could do was to trust
  8. 8 Xxviii - Over The Mountain
  9. 9 "Billali, I said, once, thou knowest, I did save thy life"
  10. 10 "Farewell, my son the Baboon, he said"

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Somewhere in Africa, a tiny, primitive tribe, the Amahaggers, live secretly amongst the debris of a lost Egyptian civilization, ruled by the beautiful semi-goddess Ayesha, or She-who-must-be-obeyed. Ludwig Horace Holly, a Cambridge academic, is reluctantly drawn into plans for a voyage in search of this legendary queen. With his adopted son, Leo, he sets out on a brave journey, following a trail of clues. Shipwrecked and captured by cannibals, their voyage soon turns into a nightmare. This masterpiece of suspense and adventure, by the author of King Solomon’s Mines, contains some of the most sensual, gently erotic passages in 19th-century literature.

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Rider Haggard's novel about a supremely beautiful but vindictive African goddess by the name of She is one of the best-selling books of all time.

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