Synopses & Reviews
H. Rider Haggard clearly displays his wonderfully dramatic imagination, combined with his deep knowledge of Africa, in King Solomon's Mines, which recounts the adventures of Allan Quartermain, Sir Henry Curtis, and Captain John Good. Written in 1885, the book was hailed by his publishers as "THE MOST AMAZING BOOK EVER WRITTEN."
A search for a missing man amidst the scorching deserts and perilous mountains of Africa. In 1885, H. Rider Haggard's publisher considered it "the most amazing book ever written." This edition contains annotation.
Jayanta Mahapatra, one of India's best poets writing in English, has won numerous poetry prizes within India and abroad. In this collection, his tenth, Mahapatra gathers together his best work from earlier collections, choosing the poems representative of his life's work thus far.
An elephant hunter's chronicle of his safari into the interior of South Africa to search for a fabled diamond mine and to rescue the brother of the English gentleman who accompanies him across the deserts and mountains.