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King Solomon’s Mines. By H. Rider Haggard
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King Solomon's Mines (1885) is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers... More > led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered to be the genesis of the Lost World literary genre.< Less
King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard
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The Mines of Solomon originally published in 1885, is a bestseller written by Henry Rider Haggard, writer and fabulist Victorian adventure. The book recounts a journey into the heart of Africa by a... More > group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain in search of fabled wealth that is said to be hidden in the mines that give name to the novel. It is the first adventure novel about Africa and is considered the forerunner of the "lost world" literary genre in which one discovers a new world forgotten by time, hence its importance.< Less
King Solomon's Mines (Illustrated) By H. Rider Haggard
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Three men trek to the remote African interior in search of a lost friend - and reach, at the end of a perilous journey, an unknown land cut off from the world, where terrible dangers threaten anyone... More > who ventures near the spectacular diamond mines of King Solomon.< Less
King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard
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King Solomon's Mines is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by... More > Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered to be the genesis of the Lost World literary genre. Allan Quatermain, an adventurer and white hunter based in Durban, in what is now South Africa, is approached by aristocrat Sir Henry Curtis and his friend Captain Good, seeking his help finding Sir Henry's brother, who was last seen travelling north into the unexplored interior on a quest for the fabled King Solomon's Mines. Quatermain has a mysterious map purporting to lead to the mines, but had never taken it seriously. However, he agrees to lead an expedition in return for a share of the treasure, or a stipend for his son if he is killed along the way.< Less
King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard
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King Solomon’s Mines, first published in 1885, was a best-selling novel by the Victorian adventure writer H. Rider Haggard. It relates a journey into the heart of Africa by a group of... More > adventurers led by Allan Quatermain in search of the legendary wealth said to be concealed in the mines of the novel’s title. It is significant as the first fictional adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered the genesis of the Lost World literary genre. – Haggard wrote over 50 books, among which were 14 novels starring Allan Quatermain.< Less
King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard
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King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard, first published in 1885. This is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored... More > region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first English adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered to be the genesis of the Lost World literary genre. "I can only say that it does not pretend to be a full account of everything we did and saw. There are many things connected with our journey into Kukuanaland that I should have liked to dwell upon at length, which, as it is, have been scarcely alluded to. Amongst these are the curious legends which I collected about the chain armour that saved us from destruction in the great battle of Loo, and also about the "Silent Ones" or Colossi at the mouth of the stalactite cave. Again, if I had given way to my own impulses, I should have wished to go into the differences,..."< Less
King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard
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Improbable and fable-like, the story tells of English adventurers who travel to the interior of a remote African country, a vanished empire with legends of lost treasure.
King Solomon's Mines By LewisH. Rider CarrollHaggard
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King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard
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King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. Published in 1907. This book was originally published in 1885 and quickly became a best seller. An adventure story set in Africa. The brother of Sir Henry... More > Curtis was last seen traveling north into unexplored territory in Africa, on a quest to find King Solomon's Mines. Allan Quartermain, an English adventurer and hunter who is based in Durban, South Africa, is approached by Sir Henry and his friend Captain Good, to help them find Sir Henry's brother. Join them on their journey as they cross the desert and mountains. They meet a party of Kukuana warriors who are on the point of killing them, when Captain Good nervously fidgets with his false teeth, making the Kukuanas recoil in fear.< Less
KING SOLOMON’S MINES By H.RIDER HAGGARD
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