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    King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard

On board a ship bound for Natal, adventurer Allan Quatermain meets Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good. His new friends have set out to find Sir Henry’s younger brother, who vanished while seeking King Solomon’s legendary diamond mines in the African interior. By strange chance, Quatermain has a map to the mines, drawn in blood, and agrees to join the others on their perilous journey. The travelers face many dangers on their quest—the baking desert heat, freezing mountains, the hostile lost tribe they discover, and the evil “wise woman” who holds the secret of the diamond mines.

Year: 1885
Genre: 19th CenturyAdventureLost World

    She by H. Rider Haggard

She follows the journey of Horace Holly and his ward, Leo Vincey, to a lost African kingdom where they meet the Amahagger people and the mysterious queen, Ayesha, who reigns as “She” or “She-who-must-be-obeyed.”

Year: 1886
Genre: 19th CenturyAdventureLost World

 

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-- -- -- --1885 King Solomon's Mines H. Rider Haggard Allan Quartermain19th CenturyAdventureLost World
-- -- -- --1886 She H. Rider Haggard 19th CenturyAdventureLost World