King Solomon's Mines: Complete and Unabridged (Puffin Classics)

H. Rider Haggard


Touted by means of its 1885 writer as “the such a lot awesome tale ever written,” King Solomon’s Mines was once one of many bestselling novels of the 19th century. H. Rider Haggard’s exciting saga of elephant hunter Allan Quatermain and his look for fabled treasure is greater than simply an event tale, even though: As Alexandra Fuller explains in her creation, in its shiny portrayal of the alliances and battles of white colonials and African tribesmen, King Solomon’s Mines “brings us the realm of extremes, of the absurdly tall stories and of the illogical loyalty among disparate people who nonetheless informs this a part of the world.”

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