The Wilbur Smith Courtneys of Africa CD Box Set
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|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 07 May 2010|
"The Courtneys of Africa series" from the worldwide bestselling master storyteller. This boxset includes: "When the Lion Feeds" - It is the 1870s and twin brothers Sean and Garrick Courtney are born in the wilds of Natal. They couldn't be more different and fate, war and the jealous schemes of a woman are to drive them further apart; and, "The Sound of Thunder" - Sean Courtney returns from the wilderness a rich man until he is robbed by the Boers. A grim homecoming finds his country in the cruel grip of war but conflicts within his family will prove far more bitter than any fought on the veld. It also includes: "A Sparrow Falls" - From the trenches of France, General Sean Courtney comes back to fame fortune and a seat in government. Mark Anders, the courageous young South Africa whom he has come to regard as a son, returns to his grandfather murdered and his property seized by an unknown company. At the bottom of the mystery is Sean's son Dirk, whose all-consuming hatred can only end in blood; and, "Assegai" - It is 1913 and Leon Courtney is in British East Africa, guiding rich and powerful men on safaris in the Masai tribal territories. He stumbles on a plot against the British involving the disenchanted survivors of the Boer War.
About the Author
Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. After the successful publication of WHEN THE LION FEEDS in 1964 he became a full-time writer, and has since written 30 novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books have been translated into twenty-six different languages.
|Publisher: ||Macmillan Digital Audio|
|Dimensions: ||12.0 x 10.0 centimeters|