ISBN 9788129120359,King Solomon's Mines

King Solomon's Mines


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788129120359

ISBN-10 8129120356


Number of Pages 229 Pages
Language (English)


Many years ago, George Curtis set out in search of the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon and never returned. Several years later, his brother Henry Curtis and friend Captain Good, enlist the support of hunter, tradesman and adventurer Allan Quatermain to track down the missing person and the legendary mines through the heartlands of Africa... The first novel in English to be set in Africa, Haggard's masterpiece is the definitive adventure story in the lost world genre, where three explorers embark upon a perilous journey to discover the mythical mines of King Solomon and in the process, stumble upon the lost civilization of Kukuanaland. About the Author When Treasure Island was released in 1885, one of the author's brothers wagered that Haggard could write something as good, if not better. It was then that Haggard began King Solomon's Mines. It was an instant success, touted as the 'most amazing book ever written'. Haggard quickly followed it up with a sequel, Allan Quartermain and later, with She, which remains one of the best-selling books of all time. Today, he is primarily remembered as one of the foremost English writers of adventure fiction and the father of the 'lost world' genre of Victorian fiction.