|H. Rider Haggard
Child of Storm is a classic adventure novel by H. Rider Haggard, published in 1913. It is the second book in the Zululand trilogy, and follows Allan Quatermain, the world-famous hunter and explorer, on a new adventure to help his friend Saduko win the love of his life, Mameena.
Saduko is a member of the Zulu tribe, and Mameena is the daughter of a powerful Zulu chief. The two are in love, but their relationship is forbidden by Zulu custom. Saduko must prove himself to be worthy of Mameena by acquiring 100 head of cattle, a daunting task for a man of his social status.
Quatermain agrees to help Saduko, and together they embark on a perilous journey through the heart of Zululand. They face many challenges along the way, including hostile tribes, wild animals, and the treacherous African wilderness.
But Quatermain and Saduko are determined to succeed. They use all of their skills and cunning to overcome every obstacle in their path. And along the way, they form a deep bond of friendship.
In the end, Quatermain and Saduko succeed in their quest, and Saduko is able to win Mameena's hand in marriage. But their victory comes at a cost. Quatermain is forced to confront his own mortality, and he realizes that his time as an adventurer is coming to an end.
Child of Storm is a thrilling adventure novel that is also a moving story of friendship and love. It is a must-read for fans of H. Rider Haggard and his classic novel, Allan Quatermain.
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