The King of the Sea

The King of the Sea (original title: Il re del mare) is an exotic adventure novel written by Italian author Emilio Salgari, published in 1906. It features his most famous character, Sandokan.

The King of the Sea
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English Cover
AuthorEmilio Salgari
Original titleIl re del mare
TranslatorNico Lorenzutti
LanguageEnglish, Original: Italian
GenreAdventure fiction
Young adult literature
PublisherROH Press (first English translation)
Donath (first Italian publisher)
Publication date
  • English 2009
  • Italian 1906
Media typePaperback, Ebook
Preceded byThe Two Tigers 
Followed byQuest for a Throne 

Plot introductionEdit

Malaysia, 1868. A mysterious figure has armed the Dyaks and led them into battle against Tremal-Naik. Yanez De Gomera races to the rescue but soon learns that Sandokan and his Tigers are also under threat. Despite eleven years of peace, the new Rajah of Sarawak, James Brooke's nephew, has ordered the pirates to leave their island home or face all out war. Is this the end for the Tigers of Mompracem?

See alsoEdit

Novels in the Sandokan Series:

Novels in The Black Corsair series

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