The "Seychelles Affair" is one of the most infamous episodes in the tangled history of mercenary warfare in Africa. The story of the ill-fated coup begins in 1978 when representatives of the exiled Seychelles president approached legendary mercenary commander Mike Hoare - who had successfully led the uprisings in the Congo in the early 1960s - to overthrow the Marxist regime then in power. Hoare's story of the attempted coup reads like a thriller, detailing all the drama of the backroom scheming, the tense action at the ...

The Seychelles Affair 2008, Paladin Press

ISBN-13: 9781581606577

Trade paperback

Seychelles Affair 1987, Corgi, London

ISBN-13: 9780552128902

New edition


Seychelles Affair 1986, Bantam Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780593011225