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A nineteenth century work of imperialist fiction, 'She' (1887) also expresses late Victorian attitudes towards race, evolution and British colonialism in Africa. A first person narrative, which follows Cambridge professor Horace Holly, who is charged with looking after a colleague's young son, on their journey to a lost African kingdom. The pair, accompanied by their servant Job and Captain Mahomed, are captured by the Amahagger people who are ruled by the white Queen Ayesha also known as She-who-must be-obeyed. But can the ...