King Solomon's Mines
When two men approach adventurer Allan Quartermain to lead an expedition into unexplored areas of Africa in search of a man lost while trying to find the fabled treasure horde located at King Solomons Mines, Quartermain agrees to be their guide. Armed with a map that purports to show the way to this legendary treasure and aided by a mysterious local named Umbopa, the men set out on an adventure into the darkest regions of Africa.H. Rider Haggards King Solomons Mines is widely acknowledged as the first work in what would come to be known as the Lost World literary genre, and inspired other famous works such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Lost World, Edgar Rice Burroughs The Land that Time Forgot, and H. P. Lovecrafts At the Mountains of Madness.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
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