King Solomon's Mines

Front Cover
OUP Oxford, Jun 12, 2008 - Fiction - 240 pages
38 Reviews
A thrilling search for a missing man amidst the scorching deserts and perilous mountains of Africa. In 1885, H. Rider Haggard's publisher considered King Solomon's Mines 'the most amazing book ever written.' 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 more.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

King Solomon’s Mines is a one of the first books considered a young man’s novel, one of the late Victorian classics of that genre and introduces us to Allan Quartermain. The novel starts with a party ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - CurrerBell - LibraryThing

Haggard has a bit of a "dated" flavor to him, but at least his writing is of a higher quality than that of Edgar Rice Burroughs. I'd rate King Solomon's Mines and Allan Quatermain each at 3*** while ... Read full review


Blake Robert A History of Rhodesia Eyre Methuen 1977
Explanatory Notes
with Introduction by S PirkovaJohnson 2nd rev edn L A Wagner

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information