King Solomon's Mines shows us the adventures of three Englishmen looking for one of the greatest treasure of all the time: diamonds in King Solomon's Mines. The pretended author of the journey, Hunter Quatermain, and his companions Sir Henry Curtis and Captain Good found and won a ruleless old tribe in the heart of Africa, finally discovering the Mines.
Allan Quatermain is the sequel of the above novel. The three adventures tried to find an old and white race in the heart of Africa. Going through several dangers the party is able to discover a population isolated from the rest of the world and with ancient habits.
Both the novel has as a counterpart of English gentlemen a brave and very skilled black man, from Zulu people, that is presented as a sort of old king among people and very useful in the devastating and cruel battles we can read in the two novels....Continua