The Two Tigers

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The Two Tigers
Sandokan The Two Tigers Cover.jpg
English Cover
Author Emilio Salgari
Original title Le due tigri
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 2007
  • Italian 1904
Media type Paperback, Ebook
ISBN 978-0978270742
Preceded by The Pirates of Malaysia
Followed by The King of the Sea

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 De Gomera 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.

See also[edit]

Novels in the Sandokan Series:

Novels in The Black Corsair series

External links[edit]