King Solomon's Mines Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

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King Solomon's Mines and She continue to be Haggard's most popular works. Though King Solomon's Mines was published first, it was the latter work, a bizarre, exciting story of a young man's return to Egypt to avenge the death of one of his ancestors, which established Haggard's reputation as a brilliant writer of fantastic tales of adventure.

His other less well known fiction of this type includes Cleopatra, Montezuma's Daughter, The People of the Mist, The Brethren, Ayesha, The Ghost Kings, The Yellow God, Queen Sheba's Ring, The Ivory Child, The Virgin of the Sun, Queen of the Dawn, and Belshazzar. Though some of these stories are loosely based— often very loosely—on historical fact, their success rests primarily on Haggard's ability to create fantastic and exciting situations realistically, in simple forceful prose.

Over the years, Haggard continued the story of Allan Quatermain in six...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
King Solomon's Mines from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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