King Solomon’s Mines

H. Rider Haggard

Toby Stephens (Narrator)

03-15-11

8hrs 28min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Literary

As low as $0.00
Play Audio Sample

03-15-11

8hrs 28min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Literary

Description

Allan Quatermain and a group of fellow adventurers set out to find a missing member of their party. This is the beginning of their adventures in an unfamiliar and unexplored region of inner Africa. The first adventure novel to take place in Africa, King Solomon's Mines achieved wide-spread popularity as soon as it was published in 1885.

Details
More Information
Language English
Release Day Mar 14, 2011
Release Date March 15, 2011
Number in Series 1
Series Display String The Allan Quatermain Series
Release Date Machine 1300147200
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories New in Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Children's Books, Classics, Literary Fiction, Mystery & Suspense, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction
Author Bio
H. Rider Haggard

H. Rider Haggard (1856–1925) was born in Norfolk, England. After failing the Army entrance exam, he went to Natal in 1875 as secretary to Sir Henry Bulwer and the next year went to the Transvaal. He returned to England in 1881, married, and settled down to a literary life. His first novel, King Solomon’s Mines, was published in 1885. He published thirty-four adventure novels during his lifetime. He was knighted in 1912.

Narrator Bio
Toby Stephens

Toby Stephens’ theater credits include Coriolanus, Hamlet, Betrayal, A Doll’s House, and Danton’s Death. His TV appearances include The Camomile Lawn, Cambridge Spies, Jane Eyre, and Vexed. On film he played Gustav Graves in the James Bond movie Die Another Day, and his other credits include Twelfth Night, Onegin, Photographing Fairies, and All Things to All Men.

Overview

Allan Quatermain and a group of fellow adventurers set out to find a missing member of their party. This is the beginning of their adventures in an unfamiliar and unexplored region of inner Africa. The first adventure novel to take place in Africa, King Solomon's Mines achieved wide-spread popularity as soon as it was published in 1885.

Reviews

Write Your Own Review
Only registered users can write reviews. Please Sign in or create an account