It 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. It is significant as the first fictional adventure novel set in Africa, and is considered the genesis of the Lost World literary genre.
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Classic Adventure Story
Haggard was one of the first great adventure writers along with Robert L. Stevens and Jules Verne whose works continue in circulation. His stories of high adventure in Africa are compelling and the old-fashioned, Victorian English viewpoint adds a dash of historical culture.
My favorite book
Quite simply one of the best books ever
King Solomon's Mines
Exciting from start to finish.