Allan Quatermain (Allan Quatermain Series, Book 2) by H. Rider Haggard

By H. Rider Haggard

The nature Allan Quatermain is the hero of H. Rider Haggard's 1885 novel King Solomon's Mines. during this experience novel named after him, Quatermain longs for a go back to the desolate tract after wasting his son. He talks a couple of partners into becoming a member of him they usually trip inland from Africa's east coast, the place they're attacked via Masai warriors.

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Georgene never held a job more than three weeks. The three of them contributed to a kitty, to which all enjoyed equal access. Rebecca had a separate bedroom. Jacques and Georgene sometimes worked on television scripts; they pinned the bulk of their hopes onto a serial titled The IBI – I for Intergalactic, or Interplanetary, or something – in Space and Time. One of their friends was a young Communist who never washed and always had money because his father owned half of the West Side. During the day, when the two girls were off working, Jacques flirted with a young Swede upstairs who kept dropping her mop onto the tiny balcony outside their window.

As he smeared the samples on the analysis box, he explained idly, ‘What we ought to have down here is a pan of warm water. You just came in out of the cold. ’ ‘A pretty thought,’ Richard said. But the intern had already written him off as a clown and continued calmly to Joan, ‘All we’d need would be a baby hot plate for about six dollars, then we could make our own coffee, too. This way, when we get a donor who needs the coffee afterward, we have to send up for it while we keep her head between her knees.

To the old man he said, ‘I had a woman in here the other day, she was all set to leave when, all of a sudden – pow! – all over the front of this beautiful linen dress. ’ ‘Then they try to sue the hospital for the cleaning bill,’ the old man muttered. ’ Joan asked. Her upright arm wavered, as if vexed or weakened. ‘The woman generally is,’ the boy told her. ‘Nine times out of ten, the man is faster. ’ ‘Sure it’s so,’ Richard told her. ’ Under such patter, the five minutes eroded. Richard’s upheld arm began to ache.

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