Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms. Sir Henry Curtis's brother goes missing after travelling into unexplored territory on a quest for the fabled King Solomon's Mines, so he desperately seeks the help of the great explorer, Allan Quatermain. Fascinated with the legends of Solomon's Mines and in possession of a map that could lead them there, Quatermain agrees, with one stipulation: he gets half of any diamonds they find there. This thrilling saga encompasses their encounters with dangerous terrain, vast deserts, sorcery, lost tribes, and so much more. This legendary adventure novel carved a winding path for those that would follow and is a must-read for thrill-seekers of every kind.