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As Minas de Salomão

As Minas de Salom o Al o Quartelmar um ca ador e aventureiro que vive na frica do Sul abordado por um aristocrata ingl s o bar o Curtis para fazer uma expedi o s m ticas minas do Rei Salom o em busca do seu irm o Nev

Al o Quartelmar, um ca ador e aventureiro que vive na frica do Sul, abordado por um aristocrata ingl s, o bar o Curtis, para fazer uma expedi o s m ticas minas do Rei Salom o em busca do seu irm o Neville, que a ter desaparecido Al o tem em seu poder um mapa que supostamente indica o caminho para l chegar mas nunca lhe deu cr dito, porque ningu m sabe onde ficam eAl o Quartelmar, um ca ador e aventureiro que vive na frica do Sul, abordado por um aristocrata ingl s, o bar o Curtis, para fazer uma expedi o s m ticas minas do Rei Salom o em busca do seu irm o Neville, que a ter desaparecido Al o tem em seu poder um mapa que supostamente indica o caminho para l chegar mas nunca lhe deu cr dito, porque ningu m sabe onde ficam essas minas, nem como atravessar as duzentas milhas de deserto que homem branco algum conseguiu passar.Excerto Diga me uma coisa, snr Quartelmar Aqui ha dois annos, por este tempo, esteve n um sitio chamado Bamanguato, ao norte do Transwaal Nao e verdade Perfeitamente, respondi eu, pasmado de que aquelle cavalheiro se achasse, no seu condado, em Inglaterra, tao bem informado das jornadas que eu fazia no sul d Africa A negocio, hein acudiu o capitao John Sim, senhor, a negocio Levei uma carregacao de fazendas, acampei fora da feitoria, e la fiquei ate liquidar O barao conservou durante um momento pregados em mim os seus olhos cinzentos e largos Pareceu me que havia n elles anciedade e temor.

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  1. H. Rider Haggard Eça de Queirós Walter Paget says:
    Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and the creator of the Lost World literary genre His stories, situated at the lighter end of the scale of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential He was also involved in agricultural reform and improvement in the British Empire His breakout novel was King Solomon s Mines 1885 , which was to be the first in a series telling of the multitudinous adventures of its protagonist, Allan Quatermain.Haggard was made a Knight Bachelor in 1912 and a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1919 He stood unsuccessfully for Parliament as a Conservative candidate for the Eastern division of Norfolk in 1895 The locality of Rider, British Columbia, was named in his memory.

Comment 376 on “As Minas de Salomão

  1. Bookdragon Sean says:
    I sincerely recommend this book that useless degenerate sack of shit that sits in the White House today, indeed, that orange buffoon that is playing at presidency would most likely enjoy this considering his latest move as leader of the U.S.A For those that don t know, he is currently contemplating a reversal of the importations of hunting trophies into America ultimately, encouraging big game hunting in Africa Americans will be able to go overseas, murder an elephant and come back with its tusk [...]

  2. Sanjay Gautam says:
    I always fascinated treasure hunt books and this book did really surpassed my expectations A real adventure it was Its a story of survival, revenge, making of a king, greatest treasure hunt, and friendship.I was hooked from the start and the story just got riveting with every page This book reminded me of many adventure movies, both from Hollywood and Bollywood it is the nickname for the Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai, India And now I can guess from where those movies have got th [...]

  3. Alex says:
    This book is the response to a five shilling dare from Haggard s brother that he couldn t write a book half as good as Treasure Island Haggard was enormously popular in his time he and Robert Louis Stevenson were the two dominant adventure writersIt s enormously imaginative Alan Quatermain is a brilliant character, a wiry and wily old Ulysses who describes himself as a coward There s a scene near the end involving artificial stalagmites that s exhilaratingly evocative and creative and creepy And [...]

  4. Jan-Maat says:
    I got my copy of this book on holiday in Devon as a child, probably on a Wednesday afternoon The bookshop was shut, but there was a shelf of books outside with sign asking you to put the money under the door if you wanted something and for twenty pence I had myself a copy.It is a Vikings meet Zulus story, noble savages and fearless adventurers view spoiler with false teeth hide spoiler crossed with the mythical wealth of King Solomon from the old testament with a hidden heir and a treasure map b [...]

  5. Wanda says:
    2017 Summer Lovin Reading List King Solomon s Mines is very much a product of its Victorian, colonial times Don t go into this book expecting anything else Allan Quartermain is an unlikely protagonist, an elephant hunter, something that would get him publically shamed on the internet nowadays This is very much an adventure tale, set in deepest, darkest Africa White men have no doubt that they are at the very tippy top of the social hierarchy and have no compunctions about expressing that belief [...]

  6. Henry Avila says:
    Allan Quatermain, is hired by Sir Henry Curtis, to find his younger brother, George Quatermain, a hunter among other things, could use the money and agrees to guide the dangerous expedition Along with Sir Henry, is Captain John Good, former British navy officer and a close friend of Curtis Both believe George, has traveled to the interior of Africa, set in late 1800 s seeking his fortune Having quarreled with Sir Henry , the penniless and proud man left England, not wanting to depend on his weal [...]

  7. Sam Quixote says:
    Every so often I get the feeling that a good old timey adventure book would be a good thing to read This is hopefully the last time I think this as the results are always dire Conan Doyle s The Lost World was one hell of a struggle Chesterton s The Man Who Was Thursday was dreadful However, Rider Haggard s King Solomon s Mines takes the prize for most unreadable load of old toss ever 3 Englishmen ponce into Africa on a treasure hunt They cross romantic terrain, shoot majestic animals, patronise [...]

  8. Laura says:
    Free download available at Project Gutenberg.Opening lines It is a curious thing that at my age fifty five last birthday I should find myself taking up a pen to try to write a history.Quotations I asked a page or two back, what is a gentleman I ll answer the question now A Royal Naval officer is, in a general sort of way, though of course there may be a black sheep among them here and there.For to my mind, however beautiful a view may be, it requires the presence of man to make it complete, but [...]

  9. Mike (the Paladin) says:
    Okay, good adventure story that has been around for a long time it s been made into several movies none of which actually resemble the book all that much For one thing, there s no heroine all There s only two semi main female characters in the entire book.First, there are things in this book that will offend some readers They are unintentional the book is a product of it s time, the late 1800s The racial attitudes here are from that era and anyone picking up the book should be aware of that goin [...]

  10. Meseceva says:
    Lo e strane ovog avanturisti kog romana su da je pun predvidljivih zapleta i raspleta i pisan stilom koji je mahom nefluidan i povr an Rasizam ene u plemenu su bile lepe za crnkinje i brutalnost prema ivotinjama pri susretu sa krdom slonova narator ka e da bi ga grizla savest da nije zastao da smakne nekog zbog kljova u slu bi su kolonijalnih vremena u kojima je roman pisan No, ovo je uprkos tome u celini zabavna laganica bez praznog hoda, ima i svojih blistavih momenata, interesantan lik stare [...]

  11. Frogy (Ivana) says:
    Ocena je 4,5 5 , ali fenomenalno Makondovo izdanje zaslu uje 10

  12. Corey says:
    Typically, I m a fan of Victorian adventure and mystery novels In fact, I ve been saving H Rider Haggard s masterpiece, King Solomon s Mines, for almost two years because I thought I would enjoy it so much Sadly, I was much deceived in the character of Haggard s great adventure novel The story goes that Haggard read Treasure Island which I incidentally very much enjoyed , decided that he could easily write something better and made a bet to that effect And with the idea of besting Robert Louis S [...]

  13. LeAnne says:
    When reading and then reviewing a novel written in the 1880s, one has to sort of teleport back a century or so to be fair Reading an artifact vs a contemporary work of historical fiction requires an entirely different barometer In many instances, the reader has to put aside the shock of sexism and xenophobia in order to jump into the tale Occasionally, the old styled language and pace is painful I remember once being iced in at the tiny Tupelo, Mississippi airport for seven hours There was no co [...]

  14. David Sarkies says:
    The original Indiana Jones3 September 2013 I remember watching a movie based on this book starring Richard Chamberlain I actually quite enjoyed the film, though one of the major differences that I discovered between the film and the book is the inclusion of a beautiful white female I guess that is what one really has to expect from Hollywood, particularly since there have been a lot of Hollywood movies that have been based on books of old and they have thrown in a girl because, well, a Hollywood [...]

  15. Oziel Bispo says:
    Um dos melhores livros de Aventura que j li, Onde um experiente ca ador de tesouros requisitado por um rico senhor para ir em expedi o frica procurar seu irm o desaparecido h dois anos quando fora procura das minas do rei Salom o.No trajeto , na chegada e na perman ncia dos homens das estrelas naquele lugar in spito, acontece todo tipo de empecilhos e aventura que torna esse livro delicioso de se ler Eu simplesmente amei.

  16. Yasiru (reviews will soon be removed and linked to blog) says:
    Perhaps my earliest enjoyable memory of reading at first in translation The exotic, other worldly descriptions here of places and people both, were utterly entrancing, and the presence of the map and the key it presented for the plot s progression kept my young self fascinated and not because there were mountains on it called Sheba s Breasts at least I hope not there s some Freudian imagery now that I think about it It s my feeling sometimes that I ve come to overuse the term mythic for being to [...]

  17. gia says:
    One of the works that helped inspire Indiana Jones, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and lord knows what all else, King Solomon s Mines may not be a staggering work of fiction, but it nonetheless shaped a lot of literature and films in the decades to come.With that in mind I embarked on Allan Quatermain s journey to the titular mines, although they feature primarily at the end of the journey.In fact, all together I d have to say the experience was a bit episodic first there s the almost de [...]

  18. Checkman says:
    The novel that started the Lost World genre It s from this book that eventually Indiana Jones evolved not to mention all the other numerous fictional adventurers The genre is mostly moribund in 2016 a victim of the 21st century But the books and movies are still out there and King Solomon s Mines was the one that started it Well what can one say about a novel from the late Victorian era The writing, characterizations, plot devices and ideas are very different from what we expect from an adventur [...]

  19. Chloe says:
    I was really torn about how to rate this book On the one hand, it was a fun and thrilling adventure tale, the likes of which have been setting fire to the minds of young children with visions of exotic and far flung locales for centuries I can well imagine the delight with which this ripping yarn was received by the readers of the 1880s On the other hand, there is just so much omnipresent racism throughout the entire story that I found it endlessly distracting and offputting.King Solomon s Mines [...]

  20. S.Ach says:
    If your favourite genre is Action and Adventure , your all time favourite book is Stevenson s Treasure Island , you swear by Indiana Jones and Temple Run finds its icon in your mobile screen, this is THE book for you You will find everything that a good adventure story should have a valiant group of people with strong moral and determination to indulge in all kinds of hunts treasure, wild animals, witch , etc, ancient marauding tribal folks, tribal sacrifices, tribal attack, tribal war, some tr [...]

  21. Richard says:
    This is a 3.5 star for me, the middle portion really dragged on quite a bit but besides that I really enjoyed this novel.

  22. Steve says:
    In the late nineteenth century, Alan Quatermain is a big game hunter in Africa He is approached by two men, Good, a sailor without a job, and Henry Curtis Curtis is seeking his brother, who went searching for a treasure which Quatermain has a crude map to, and the three of them set out seeking the brother and the treasure This entails crossing an expanse of desert considered impossible to cross, and then mountains, also impossible They set out with three African servants, determined to find both [...]

  23. John Yelverton says:
    My interest in the book waxed and waned until the very end A good book, but not a great book.

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