The Tigers of Mompracem

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The Tigers of Mompracem
Sandokan The Tigers of Mompracem Cover.jpg
English Cover
Author Emilio Salgari
Original title Le Tigri di Mompracem
Translator Nico Lorenzutti
Country Italy
Language English, Original: Italian
Series The Sandokan Series
Genre Adventure fiction
Young adult literature
Publisher ROH Press (first English translation)
Donath (first Italian publisher)
Publication date
  • English 2008
  • Italian 1900
Media type Paperback, Ebook
Pages 272
ISBN 978-0978270728
Followed by The Mystery of the Black Jungle

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.

Plot introduction[edit]

Would you be the greatest pirate in the South China Sea or would you hang up your sword to be with the woman you love? Malaysia, 1849. 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 extraordinary "Pearl of Labuan", his fortunes begin to change.


  • Sandokan: The Tiger of Malaysia, leader of the Tigers of Mompracem
  • Yanez de Gomera A Portuguese adventurer, second in command to Sandokan
  • Marianna Guillonk The Pearl of Labuan
  • Lord James Guillonk Marianna's Uncle
  • Baron William Rosenthal A British Officer
  • Patan
  • Giro-Batol
  • Juioko

See also[edit]

Novels in the Sandokan Series:

Novels in The Black Corsair series

External links[edit]