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King Solomon's Mines H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon's Mines By H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard

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The first fictional adventure novel set in Africa, KING SOLOMON'S MINES captured the imagination of the British public and is considered the genesis of the Lost World literary genre

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King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard

When a young explorer goes missing, a search party sets out after him but soon find themselves on the most dangerous journey of their lives, in Haggard's classic adventure tale.

In Haggard's most celebrated and enchanting novel, the reader is taken on a perilous journey into a region of uncharted Africa, led by fortune hunter Allan Quatermain, in search of a young explorer who went missing while on a quest for the fabled King Solomon's diamond mines. Aided only by an ancient map drawn in blood and finding themselves caught up in the middle of a tribal war, the men hold little hope of returning home alive...

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Enchantment is just what Rider Haggard exercised... his books live today with undiminished vitality * Graham Greene *

About H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard was born in Bradenham, Norfolk, in 1856. The sixth son of a lawyer, he became junior secretary to the Governor of Natal in 1875. He spent six years in Africa and was fascinated by its landscape, wildlife and mysterious past. Soon after returning to England he wrote his first novel, KING SOLOMON'S MINES, which became an instant bestseller. Haggard continued to be a hugely successful writer and avid traveller. He died in 1925.

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King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
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