H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard was a renowned English author who specialized in writing exciting adventure novels that were often set in exotic locations, particularly Africa. He is credited as being one of the pioneers of the Lost World literary genre, and his stories have had a significant impact on the literary world. Apart from his literary pursuits, Haggard was also actively involved in agricultural reform, specifically aimed at improving the British Empire. Despite being considered as lighter Victorian literature, Haggard's books remain popular to this day and have continued to inspire generations of readers.