King solomons mines 1885 is a popular novel by the english victorian adventure writer and fabulist sir h rider haggardit tells of a search of an unexplored region of africa by a group of adventurers led by allan quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party it is the first english adventure novel set in africa and is considered to be the genesis of the lost world literary genre. Haggard wrote allan quatermain immediately after king solomons mines quatermain is wearied with the traditional english lifestyle he longs for the wilds of africa he convinces his friends sir henry curtis and captain john good as well as the zulu chief umbopa to return to africa in search of a fabled race of white people. Henry rider haggard generally known as h rider haggard or rider haggard was born at bradenham norfolk the eighth of ten children to sir william meybohm rider haggard a barrister and ella doveton an author and poet his father was born in saint petersburg russia to british parents. King solomons mines h rider haggard haggard henry rider 1856 1925 english novelist best known for his romantic adventure novels written against south african backgrounds king solomons mines 1885 haggards first successful novel it made him immediately famous allan. King solomons mines by h rider haggard my rating 4 of 5 stars king solomons mines 1885 by sir henry rider haggard a great adventure writer of his time especially with novels like this one that follow the quests of allan quatermain king solomons mines is a grand journey across the kalukawe river and into the great desert that spans some forty leagues and toward shebas
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