Brand new reissue in the latest Puffin Classics formatComplete and unabridgedClassic adventure - the forerunner of the Lost World genreAdditional end material for childrenH. Rider Haggard (Author) H. Rider Haggard (1856 - 1925) was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, written towards the end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.
Three men trek to the remote African interior in search of a lost friend - and reach, at the end of a perilous journey, an unknown land cut off from the world, where terrible dangers threaten anyone who ventures near the spectacular diamond mines of King Solomon.