One of the world's great storytellers, Wilbur Smith captivates readers' imaginations in this classic novel of passion, adventure, and one man's destiny."ON A CONTINENT WHERE MAGNIFICENT RICHES WERE HIDDEN..."He began life at his twin brother's side, soon running wild on his father's ranch on the edge of Africa. But violence, desire, and fate sent ...Read MoreOne of the world's great storytellers, Wilbur Smith captivates readers' imaginations in this classic novel of passion, adventure, and one man's destiny."ON A CONTINENT WHERE MAGNIFICENT RICHES WERE HIDDEN..."He began life at his twin brother's side, soon running wild on his father's ranch on the edge of Africa. But violence, desire, and fate sent Sean Courtney into exile--where he would fight and love his way to extraordinary success and heartbreaking failure..."LIVES WOULD BE LIVED AND LOST."In a place called the Ridge of White Waters, Sean made a life-long friendship, mined a fortune in gold, and met his own demons. Then an act of cunning betrayal struck--and ignited a new adventure to a new frontier."AND TO THE DARING WENT THE GREATEST FORTUNE OF ALL..."From facing the murderous charge of a towering bull elephant to watching men die unspeakable deaths, Sean fought new enemies, forged new allies--and dreamed of establishing a family on a farm of his own. But the young man who had lived by his courage, sweat, and blood was about to discover that the past still had its claws in him..."Smith [is] a rare author who wields a razor-sharp sword of craftsmanship."--"Tulsa World"""Read Less
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Fast shipping with a tracking #. Ships from the US. International shipping may take longer due to customs.; Slight edge shelf wear slight fading on red top of book text is in like new condition, there is a signed photograph book plate with this copy also a blank owenership sticker on inside of cover; Signed by Author.
UK paperback proof, blue and white paper covers. Fair only overall, with some browning and wear and some spotting to page edges. A couple of things written to front cover. Front cover and paper spine starting to come away from interior page block. No jacket. Rare proof. Heinemann 1964. Language: eng.
FAIR. 6 X 8. The book is signed by the author, inscribed and dated "For Brian, with best wishes by Wilbur Smith September 1993". Also, the rear dj flap is present, and a photo of theauthor is on the rear page. The binding is good, clean body and unmarked text. However, there is extensive loss of the spine, slightly rubbed cover, slightly tanned fore edges, and the edges are slightly creased. _PAB_
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