Child of Storm

Child of Storm is a 1913 novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring Allan Quatermain. The plot is set in 1854-56 and concerns Quatermain hunting in Zululand and getting involved with Mameena, a beautiful African girl who causes great turmoil in the Zulu kingdom.

Child of Storm
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First US edition
AuthorH. Rider Haggard
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
SeriesAllan Quatermain Series
PublisherCassell (UK)
Longman, Green (US)
Publication date
1913
Media typePrint (Hardback)
Preceded byAllan's Wife 
Followed by"A Tale of Three Lions" 

The novel is the second in a trilogy by Haggard involving the collapse of the Zulu kingdom and featuring the dwarf Zikali. The first book is Marie, and the third, Finished.

The story takes place against the real life struggle between Cetshwayo and Umbelazi, the two sons of the Zulu king Mpande (called "Panda" in the novel). The events culminate in the Battle of Ndondakusuka (here called the "Battle of the Tugela") in 1856. Real life people such as Panda, Cetshwayo, and John Robert Dunn appear as characters.

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