Raised in near-isolation in South Africa, a young Dutch girl named Swallow spends her days gazing upon the sea and dreaming of a happier life filled with friends, family and love. Soon, her daydreams begin to become reality in ways she could never have imagined possible. Ranking among H. Rider Haggard's best novels, Swallow deftly combines romance, historical detail, and adventure.Now, although Suzanne heard not a word of our talk, still she grasped its purport well enough, for she knew that I proposed ... This troubled her conscience sorely, for the more she thought of it the more did it seem to her to be wicked that just because we loved him and did not wish to ... Now feeling happier because of her decision, at length she fell asleep and slept late, and as it happened this accident ofanbsp;...
|Author||:||H. Rider Haggard|
|Publisher||:||The Floating Press - 2012-06-01|