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  • Published: 1 May 2003
  • ISBN: 9780812966299
  • Imprint: Random House USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $24.99

King Solomon's Mines




Touted by its 1885 publisher as 'the most amazing story ever written,' KING SOLOMONS MINES was one of the bestselling novels of the nineteenth century. H. Rider Haggard's thrilling saga of elephant hunter Allan Quatermain and his search for fabled treasure is more than just an adventure story, though: As Alexandra Fuller explains in her Introduction, in its vivid portrayal of the alliances and battles of white colonials and African tribesmen, KING SOLOMONS MINES 'brings us the world of extremes, of the absurdly tall tales and of the illogical loyalty between disparate people that still informs this part of the world.…

  • Pub date: 1 May 2003
  • ISBN: 9780812966299
  • Imprint: Random House USA
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $24.99

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