'Mark never heard the Mauser shot for the bullet came ahead of the sound. There was only the massive shock in the upper part of his body, and then he was hurled backwards with a violence that drove the air from his lungs.' From the trenches of France, General Sean Courtney comes back to fame, fortune and a seat in the Government. Mark Anders, the ...Read More'Mark never heard the Mauser shot for the bullet came ahead of the sound. There was only the massive shock in the upper part of his body, and then he was hurled backwards with a violence that drove the air from his lungs.' From the trenches of France, General Sean Courtney comes back to fame, fortune and a seat in the Government. Mark Anders, the courageous young South African whom he has come to regard as his own son, returns to nothing, his grandfather murdered, and his property seized by an unknown company. At the bottom of the mystery is Sean's son Dirk, the jealous, violent and power-crazed genius whose all-consuming hatred can only end in blood ...This is the thrilling third novel in the Courtneys sequence, continuing from When the Lion Feeds and The Sound of Thunder.Read Less
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any book written by wibur smith is a delight. i have almost completed the courtney series, completed the ancient egypt series, and will start in on the ballantyne's in the near future. i have all of the films based on smith's books, but only "dark of the sun" comes close to the quality of the books.
Apr 28, 2011
Book Was falling Apart
Pages were falling out of the book. We are now buying new books from Barnes & Noble.
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