Colonel Quaritch, V.C.: A Tale of Country Life cover

Colonel Quaritch, V.C.: A Tale of Country Life

H. Rider Haggard

1. 01 – Harold Quaritch Meditates
2. 02 – The Colonel Meets the Squire
3. 03 – The Tale of Sir James De La Molle
4. 04 – The End of the Tale
5. 05 – The Squire Explains the Position
6. 06 – Lawyer Quest
7. 07 – Edward Cossey, Esquire
8. 08 – Mr Quest’s Wife
9. 09 – The Shadow of Ruin
10. 10 – The tennis Party
11. 11 – Ida’s Bargain
12. 12 – George Prophesies
13. 13 – About Art
14. 14 – The Tiger Shows Her Claws
15. 15 – The Happy Days
16. 16 – The House With the Red Pillars
17. 17 – The Tigress in Her Den
18. 18 – What Some Have Found So Sweet
19. 19 – In Pawn
20. 20 – ‘Good-Bye to You Edward’
21. 21 – The Colonell Goes Out Shooting
22. 22 – The End of the Match
23. 23 – The Blow Falls
24. 24 – ‘Good-Bye, My Dear, Good-Bye’
25. 25 – The Squire Gives His Consent
26. 26 – Belle Pays a Visit
27. 27 – Mr Quest has His Innings
28. 28 – How George Treated Johnnie
29. 29 – Edward Cossey Meets With an Accident
30. 30 – Harold Takes the News
31. 31 – Ida Recants
32. 32 – George Prophesies Again
33. 33 – The Squire Speaks His Mind
34. 34 – Georges Diplomatic Errand
35. 35 – The Sword of Damocles
36. 36 – How the Game Ended
37. 37 – Sister Agnes
38. 38 – Colonel Quaritch Expresses His Views
39. 39 – The Colonel Goes to Sleep
40. 40 – But Not to Bed
41. 41 – How the Night Went
42. 42 – Ida Goes to Meet Her Fate
43. 43 – George is Seen To Laugh
44. 44 – Christmas Chimes, Conclusion

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Summary

This is not your typical H. Rider Haggard adventure book yet it is full of mystery and intrigue including a coerced marriage, bigotry, adultery, murder and a buried treasure!This is the tale of an ancient family’s struggles to survive, one woman’s selflessness and another’s evil schemes; Two Gentlemen, two scoundrels and one very underestimated, loyal servant.Listen as the tale unfolds and guess where the treasure is hidden that can save them all!