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King Solomon"s Mines (Ladybird Children"s Classics)

H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon"s Mines (Ladybird Children"s Classics)

by H. Rider Haggard

  • 158 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Ladybird Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7862129M
    ISBN 10072140720X
    ISBN 109780721407203

    Librivox recording of King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. Read by John Nicholson. King Solomon's Mines, first published in , was a best-selling novel by the Victorian adventure writer H. Rider relates a journey into the heart of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain in search of the legendary wealth said to be concealed in the mines of the novel's title. Allan Quatermain’s search for a missing aristocrat leads to a heart-stopping African adventure through scorched deserts, frozen mountains and a warring lost tribe. But the greatest dangers of all await at the chilling King Solomon’s mines Full of action and excitement, skilfully brought to life by colourful, modern illustrations.

      Directed by J. Lee Thompson. With Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom, John Rhys-Davies. Fortune hunter Allan Quatermain teams up with a resourceful woman to help her find her missing father lost in the wilds of s Africa while being pursued by hostile tribes and a rival German explorer/10(12K). Essays for King Solomon’s Mines. King Solomon's Mines essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. Male Moral Duty in King Solomon's Mines; The Business of Racism: Techniques used by Dickens and Haggard to Lead the Reader.

      Directed by Compton Bennett, Andrew Marton. With Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard Carlson, Hugo Haas. Adventurer Allan Quartermain leads an expedition into uncharted African territory in an attempt to locate an explorer who went missing during his search for the fabled diamond mines of King Solomon/10(K). King Solomon's Mines is an exciting adventure that has gripped generations. It is the first English story set in Africa and is considered to be the origin of the Lost World literary genre that inspired others such as Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World, Rudyard Kipling's The Man Who Would Be King and HP Lovecraft's At the Mountains of Madness.


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King Solomon"s Mines (Ladybird Children"s Classics) by H. Rider Haggard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines has entertained generations of readers since its first publication in Following a mysterious map of dubious reliability, a small group of men trek into southern Africa in search of a lost friend-and a lost treasure, the fabled mines of King Solomon/5.

King Solomon's MInes is a wonderful book, full of great adventures. As a schoolboy, I was transfixed by every chapter.

Having read it again as an adult, once more my dreams have been filled with ideas of treasures and wonderful adventures. The author keeps the pace going at a tremendous rate and each adventure is described so vividly/5(). King Solomon’s Mines: Movies. There have been many movies based on King Solomon’s Mines.

The most notable is the version, staring Stewart Granger as Allan Quatermain. The movie plots are only loosely based on the novel. King Solomon’s Mines: Sequels. H Rider Haggard wrote over a dozen follow on novels to King Solomon’s Mines.

King Solomon's MInes is a wonderful book, full of great adventures. As a schoolboy, I was transfixed by every chapter. Having read it again as an adult, once more my dreams have been filled with ideas of treasures and wonderful adventures. The author keeps the pace going at a tremendous rate and each adventure is described so vividly/5().

King Solomon’s Mines is the narrative of Allan Quatermain, elephant hunter and explorer, and his adventures in the company of Danish man of action Sir Henry Curtis and Royal Navy officer Captain Good. Sir Henry Curtis hires Quatermain to use his knowledge of Africa and his skills as a hunter to lead an expedition in search of Sir Henry’s lost brother, George Neville.

KING SOLOMON’S MINES H. Rider Haggard Haggard, Henry Rider () - English novelist best known for his romantic adventure novels written against South African backgrounds. King Solomon’s Mines () - Haggard’s first successful novel, it made him immediately famous.

AllanFile Size: KB. King Solomon's Mines Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Africa -- Fiction Subject: Missing persons -- Fiction Subject: Adventure stories Subject: Treasure troves -- Fiction Subject: Hunting guides -- Fiction Subject: Diamond mines and mining -- Fiction Subject: Quatermain, Allan (Fictitious.

King Solomon’s Mines is a great book to explore the ancient world and discover wisdom through Haggard's amazing narration. King Solomon’s Mines is the story of the leader Allan Quatermain and his adventurous group of followers on their mission to find the lost brother of an aristocrat, Sir Henry Curtis.5/5(16).

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This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard. Adventurer and big game hunter Allan Quartermain is asked by [ ].

KING SOLOMON'S MINES. CHAPTER I. I MEET SIR HENRY CURTIS. It is a curious thing that at my age--fifty-five last birthday--I should find myself taking up a pen to try to write a history. I wonder what sort of a history it will be when I have finished it, if ever I come to the end of the trip.

In the end you will agree the book is the real /5(7). Read King Solomon's Mines by author H. Rider Haggard, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. King Solomon's Mines tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party.

It was the first English adventure novel set in. King Solomon's Mines Homework Help Questions. What is the setting of King Solomon's Mines. In the classic adventure novel King Solomon's Mines by H.

Rider Haggard, Allen Quartermain, Sir Henry. However, because the book was a complete novelty, it was rejected by one publisher after another. When, after six months, King Solomon's Mines finally was published, the book became the year's best seller; the only problem (much to the chagrin of those who had rejected the manuscript) was how to print copies fast enough.

About King Solomon’s Mines. Touted by its publisher as “the most amazing story ever written,” King Solomon’s Mines was one of the bestselling novels of the nineteenth century.

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.

This is a quick book summary of King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard. This channel discusses and reviews books, novels, and short stories through drawing. King Solomon's Mines - FULL Audio Book - by H. Rider Haggard () King Solomon's Mines, first published inwas a best-selling novel by the Victorian adventure writer H.

This book actually covered 3 of Haggards best works; "She, King Solomon's mines and Allen Quartermain". Although dated over years if anyone is a lover of Indiania Jones style adventure these are the original stores that started Speilburg and Lucas with their stories.4/5.

King Solomon's Mines is a action adventure film, the fourth of five film adaptations of the novel of the same name by Henry Rider stars Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom and John was adapted by Gene Quintano and James R. Silke and directed by J. Lee version of the story was a light, comedic take, deliberately referring to, and Based on: King Solomon's Mines, novel, by H.

Imagination has been verified by fact; the King Solomon's Mines I dreamed of have been discovered, and are putting out their gold once more, and, according to the latest reports, their diamonds also; the Kukuanas or, rather, the Matabele, have been tamed by the white man's bullets, but still there seem to be many who find pleasure in these.

Free download or read online King Solomons Mines pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by H. Rider Haggard. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Allan Quatermain, Sir Henry Curtis/5. King Solomon's Mines, by H. Rider Haggard, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from today's top /5(). King Solomon's Mines, first published inis a perennially popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist, H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a quest into an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain in search .