King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard, read by John Nicholson (Free Audio Book)
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King Solomon’s Mines was written by H. Rider Haggard and is the novel that introduced the classic fictional character, the adventurer Allan Quatermain. The novel tells the story of an unexplored region of Africa and the protagonist along with a group of adventurer’s ordeal with finding the missing brother of one of the group member. King Solomon’s Mines is often cited as the origins of the Lost World literary genre and this is great news for those who are lovers of fictional adventures through uncharted realms.
The free audiobook edition of Solomon’s Mines could be easily looked over by most casual readers/listeners but they would be missing on a surprisingly entertaining story from the fevered mind of H. Rider Haggard. The reader has a familiar tone of voice which flips between Billy Bob Thornton and Bill Paxton.
The free audiobook edition of Solomon’s Mines is one of the finest hidden gems in the list and while it may not be one of the most well-known stories compared to others on the list of downloadable. The reader does the job impeccably well and the story is able to benefit greatly from a skilled narrator.
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