Tag Archives: Rider Haggard

Africa as Realm of Adventure

Because much of Africa’s interior remained unknown to Europeans till quite late in colonial history, it offered an arena for the imagination in scientific romances written around the end of the nineteenth century. In contemporary Franco-Belgian BDs it has continued … Continue reading

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Lost Worlds

One of the inspirations behind my writing of Deep Time was the genre of lost-world romances that flourished in the decades before and after 1900. I first encountered this genre in the movies – and in particular the 1960 adaptation … Continue reading

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