Penguin Classics: King Solomon's Mines
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On a ship heading to Natal, English adventurer and fortune hunter Allan Quartermain meets Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good, who are on a quest to find Sir Henry's younger brother who vanished while seeking the King Solomon's fabled diamond mines deep in the African interior. Strangely, Quartermain has a map to the mines, drawn in blood, and he agrees to join the others dangerous quest. They face many dangers and adventures on their journey as they discover a frozen corpse, survive untold dangers in remote mountains and deserts, and encounter the merciless King Twala en route to the legendary hoard of diamonds. H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines has entertained generations of readers since its first publication in 1885.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.06 (inches)
ISBN: 0141439521
ISBN-13: 9780141439525

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The first great "Lost World" action-adventure, a precursor to Indiana Jones

H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines has entertained generations of readers since its first publication in 1885. Following a mysterious map of dubious reliability, a small group of men trek into southern Africa in search of a lost friend-and a lost treasure, the fabled mines of King Solomon. Led by the English adventurer and fortune hunter Allan Quartermain, they discover a frozen corpse, survive untold dangers in remote mountains and deserts, and encounter the merciless King Twala en route to the legendary hoard of diamonds.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Author Bio

H. Rider Haggard (1856-1925) worked in South Africa during the time of Britian's war with the Zulus and the First Boer War. He turned these experiences into fiction on his return to England and achieved popular and critical acclaim with KING SOLOMON'S MINES (1885), ALLAN QUATERMAIN (1887) and SHE (1887).

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“A peculiarly thrilling and vigorous tale of adventure.” —Andrew Lang

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