The Tigers of Mompracem

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The Tigers of Mompracem
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First edition cover
Author Emilio Salgari
Original title Le Tigri di Mompracem
Country Italy
Language Italian
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Donath
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
OCLC 166871759

The Tigers of Mompracem (original title: Le Tigri di Mompracem) is an exotic adventure novel written by Italian author Emilio Salgari, published in 1900. It features his most famous character, Sandokan.

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The Tigers of Mompracem are a band of rebel pirates fighting against the colonial power of the Dutch and British empires. They are led by Sandokan, the indomitable Tiger of Malaysia, and his loyal friend Yanez de Gomera, a Portuguese wanderer and adventurer. After twelve years of spilling blood and spreading terror throughout Malaysia, Sandokan has reached the height of his power, but when the pirate learns of the existence of a beautiful girl, nicknamed "the Pearl of Labuan", his fortunes begin to change.

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