Sir Henry held the lamp over the open box. It was almost full of uncut diamonds.
We stood and gazed at them.
'Hee! heel heel' laughed old Gagool behind us. 'There are the bright stones
that you love. Take them in your fingers. Eat them, hee! hee! Drink them, ha! ha I'
Africa, the early 1880s. Allan Quatermain, Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John
Good have travelled a long way over difficult country to the strange, hidden land of
the Kukuanas. They have escaped death in many different ways. Now, deep inside a
mountain, they are looking at King Solomon's treasure. There are enough diamonds
there to make...