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Solomon Kane

M.J. Bassett, 2009

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Solomon Kane
Ramsey Campbell, 2010

NOVELIZATION

Solomon Kane is a movie novelization written by Ramsey Campbell in 2010 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by M.J. Bassett in 2009. The movie features James Purefoy, Max von Sydow, Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Alice Krige, Mackenzie Crook, and others.

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RATING

6.1

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Movie Poster: Solomon Kane (M.J. Bassett, 2009)

7.2

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Book Cover: Solomon Kane (Ramsey Campbell, 2010)

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Storyline

In the year 1600, in North Africa, English mercenary Solomon Kane leads his ship’s crew into battle against the Ottoman occupiers of a fortress town. The priest tries to feed Kane to his parishioners, who have become ghouls, but Kane escapes, only to face the robbers who attacked him earlier, now corrupted servants of Malachi.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Solomon Kane, the 2009 movie by M.J. Bassett

Year

2009

Minutes

104

Movie Rate

6.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

Solomon Kane

Country: Czech Republic

Year: 2009

Length: 1h44m

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Cover of Solomon Kane, the 2010 book by Ramsey Campbell

Year

2010

Pages

304

Book Rate

7.22

S: Goodreads

Book

Solomon Kane

Country: UK

First published in: 2010

Length: 304 pages

Genre: Fiction

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