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King Solomon’s Mines

 Author: H. Rider Haggard  Category: Adventure  Published: September 1, 1885  Language: English  File Size: 937 KB  Tags: AdventureAfricaClassicsFantasyFictionHistoricalLiteraturenovel |  Download PDF


King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard explores themes of exploration, greed, and the clash of cultures.


It is a thrilling adventure novel that follows Allan Quatermain and his companions as they search for the legendary diamond mines of King Solomon in Africa.

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