King Solomon's Mines (Oxford World’s Classics)

King Solomon s Mines Oxford World s Classics strong Don t you see that we are buried alive When Allan Quatermain is approached by Sir Henry Curtis and his friend Captain Good to search for Sir Henry s missing brother deep in the African interio

  • Title: King Solomon's Mines (Oxford World’s Classics)
  • Author: H. Rider Haggard
  • ISBN: 0198722958
  • Page: 232
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  • strong Don t you see that we are buried alive When Allan Quatermain is approached by Sir Henry Curtis and his friend Captain Good to search for Sir Henry s missing brother, deep in the African interior, he agrees to lead their expedition Quatermain has a map to the fabled King Solomon s Mines, whose treasure the missing man sought to attain Their journey takes them to Kukuanaland, where they find a warrior tribe in thrall to King Twala Soon the white men are embroiled in a desperate tribal battle, and Quatermain s expedition can only reach its goal with the aid of Gagool, the ancient mother no one trusts Haggard s exciting adventure story captivated readers when it was first published in 1885 It helped inaugurate a wave of lost world romances inspired by the exploits of British explorers in colonial Africa This new edition looks at Haggard s own African experiences and unlikely literary success, and his ambivalent attitude to the native tribes and the ravages of the British Empire ABOUT THE SERIES For over 100 years Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much .

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    535 thoughts on “King Solomon's Mines (Oxford World’s Classics)

    • Es un clásico de aventuras necesario leerlo por todas las adaptaciones cinematográficas posteriores. Y mucho mejor en inglés para captar matices.


    • I have bought the paperback edition of this book.The book looks like to be made by a cheap neighborhood copy shop. There is no title on the spine, it has no index, the letters are extremely small so the 300 pages regular edition fits here in 94 pages (In the description of the product says clearly 98 pages, so I supose it's my fault to overview it).Anyway my intention is to warn consumers about the low quality of this good.


    • Leí la traducción en la edición de Anaya pero el original inglés te contextualiza más la época. Sigue fresco tras más de un siglo y sigue siendo imprescindible para entender el colonialismo.


    • I grew up on the movie so it was quit a shocker to read the book. As stated in the beginning there are no petticoated women in this book. It is a men's adventure written by a man for men. You can not miss the hand of H. Rider Haggard as he has a unique sense of humor that pops up at the strangest times. He may be a little verbose but every word has a use. And as with written stories this one is much more intricate than the movie adaptations. You will find many assumptions of the time such as any [...]


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