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King Solomon's mines

Author: H Rider Haggard; Robert Hampson
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2007.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On board a ship bound for Natal, adventurer Allan Quatermain meets Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good. His new friends have set out to find Sir Henry's younger brother, who vanished while seeking King Solomon's legendary diamond mines in the African interior. By strange chance, Quatermain has a map to the mines, drawn in blood, and agrees to join the others on their perilous journey. The travellers face many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
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Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Rider Haggard; Robert Hampson
ISBN: 9780141439525 0141439521
OCLC Number: 156890872
Description: xlvii, 260 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: H. Rider Haggard ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Hampson ; with a preface by Giles Foden.

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Three men trek to the remote African interior in search of a lost friend - and reach, at the end of a perilous journey, an unknown land cut off from the world, where terrible dangers threaten anyone  Read more...

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"A peculiarly thrilling and vigorous tale of adventure." --Andrew Lang

 
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