Henry Rider Haggard

Henry Rider Haggard (H. Rider Haggard) (June 22, 1856-May 14, 1925) was a British writer of adventure novels and founder of the Lost World literary genre, which involves the discovery of a new world out of place or time. He was also heavily involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His most famous novel King Solomon's Mines (1882) was read by and would influence children and adults around the world.