Haggard, Henry Rider
Henry Rider Haggard (1856 - 1925) was a prolific English author famous for adventure novels set in exotic lands like Africa and Iceland. He served as the lieutenant - governor of the Colony of Natal, where earned first hand experience of Africa that finds reflection in his works, but he was also a strong voice in favour of agricultural reforms in England.
Haggard was an English writer, colonial administrator and novelist. He travelled extensively and most of the settings in his novels are borrowed from these travels. The native population of the British colonies are treated sympathetically in his works.