The Two Tigers

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The Two Tigers
Salgari duetigs1936.jpg
Author Emilio Salgari
Original title Le due tigri
Country Italy
Language Italian
Genre Adventure novel
Publisher Donath
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
OCLC 154785985

The Two Tigers (original title: Le due tigri) is the fourth adventure novel in the Sandokan series written by Italian author Emilio Salgari, published in 1904.

Plot summary[edit]

India, 1857. Just when Tremal-Naik's life was getting back to normal, the Thugs of the Kali cult return to exact their revenge by kidnapping his daughter Darma. Summoned by Kammamuri, Sandokan and Yanez immediately set sail for India to help their loyal friend. But the evil sect knows of their arrival and thwarts them at every turn. Have our heroes finally met their match? It's the Tiger of Malaysia versus the Tiger of India in a fight to the death!

Film versions[edit]

There has been one film adaptation of the novel, The Two Tigers (it) filmed in 1941 starring Luigi Pavese as Sandokan, Massimo Girotti as Tremal-Naik, and Sandro Ruffini as Yanez.


  • The action takes place against the backdrop of the Great Mutiny, the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
  • Many of the events described in the novel actually occurred.

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