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A Hippo Banquet (Little Black Classics #32) - Mary Henrietta Kingsley
A Hippo Banquet (Little Black Classics #32)
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'While engaged on this hunt I felt the earth quiver under my feet, and heard a soft big soughing sound, and looking round saw I had dropped in on a hippo banquet...' Told with verve and self-mocking wit, the adventures of doughty female Victorian explorer Mary Kingsley describe stumbling upon... show more
'While engaged on this hunt I felt the earth quiver under my feet, and heard a soft big soughing sound, and looking round saw I had dropped in on a hippo banquet...' Told with verve and self-mocking wit, the adventures of doughty female Victorian explorer Mary Kingsley describe stumbling upon five hippos by night, dodging elephants and fighting off a leopard with a stool.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397283 (0141397284)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Mary Kingsley was an 19th Century English scientific writer and explorer. She wrote two books about her journeys through Africa and helped to change Europe's view of the African cultures and British Imperialism.I had never heard of Mary Kingsley before I picked this book up and I think that is the g...
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