The King of the Sea

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The King of the Sea
Sandokan The King of the Sea Cover.jpg
English Cover
Author Emilio Salgari
Original title Il re del mare
Translator Nico Lorenzutti
Country Italy
Language English, Original: Italian
Genre Adventure fiction
Young adult literature
Publisher ROH Press (first English translation)
Donath (first Italian publisher)
Publication date
  • English 2009
  • Italian 1906
Media type Paperback, Ebook
ISBN 978-0978270759
Preceded by The Two Tigers
Followed by Quest for a Throne

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.

Plot introduction[edit]

Malaysia, 1868. A mysterious figure has armed the Dyaks and led them into battle against Tremal-Naik. Yanez 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 also[edit]

Novels in the Sandokan Series:


Novels in The Black Corsair series

External links[edit]