King Solomon’s Mines

By H. Rider Haggard

Age range: 12+

ISBN: 9781847498410

320 pages

RRP: £5.59

When the adventurer Allan Quatermain is asked by Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good to help them find Sir Henry’s missing brother, who was last seen trekking into the remote African interior in search of the fabled King Solomon’s Mines, he reluctantly agrees, yet fears that there is little hope of coming back alive.

Following a map drawn in blood, the men cross vast deserts and scale snow-covered mountain peaks, facing fearful dangers and hardships, until they reach Kukuanaland, where they meet their greatest peril yet…

This new edition contains extra material for young readers, including section on ‘Other Adventure Stories’, a test yourself quiz and a glossary.

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  • One of the great page-turners in English literature.


H. Rider Haggard

Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856–1925) was an English writer of adventure books set in exotic locations, the most famous of which are King Solomon’s Mines and She.