This novel ranges from the First World War battlefields to the African wilderness and follows the fortunes of Sean Courtney, a soldier, statesman and power in the land. The author has written over 20 novels and has received ten Golden Pan Awards.
Beneath the unforgiving, blazing heat of the African sun, two men and a woman embark on a savage hunt. A hunt that will tear their safe safari apart, plunging them into the restless tides of a deadly civil war. For Sean Courtney, veteran guerrilla fighter and professional warrior, it is a time to..
LEAH TEMPLE is living a nightmare. Somewhere in her past-a past she cannot recall-is a secret she is terrified of uncovering. PAUL TEMPLE is fighting his own demons. His wife is back! Or is she? Gone is the conniving, devious shrew who'd made his life hell. In her place, a strong, loving woman he..
Wilbur Smith has won acclaim worldwide as the master of the historical novel. Now, in Assegai he takes readers on an unforgettable African adventure set against the gathering clouds of war.
It is 1913 and ..
The Van Der Byl diamond company, willed by bequest to the founder's son, Benedict, his sister Tracey and their estranged foster-brother Johnny Lance, turns out to be a bequest not of love, but of hatred. For it is couched in such terms as to offer Benedict the instruction to 'destroy Johnny', som..
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Editorial Reviews Review I do not know of any other writer who has done as much with language as Mr. Burgess has done here-the fact that this is also a very funny book may pass unnoticed. -- William S. BurroughsNovel by Anthony Burgess, published in 1962. Set in..
Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly The setting of Mistry's quietly magnificent second novel (after the acclaimed Such a Long Journey) is India in 1975-76, when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, defying a court order calling for her resignation, declares a state..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Oprah Book Club® Selection, September 1997: In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man is about to go to the electric chair for murder. A white shopkeeper had died during a robbery gone bad; though the you..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review As 19th-century novelists Alexandre Dumas and Charles Dickens both discovered, the French Revolution makes for great drama. This lesson has not been lost on Hilary Mantel, whose A Place of Greater Safety brings a 20th-century s..
Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal Grade 9 & Up--The volatile world of male adolescence provides the backdrop for John Knowles' engrossing tale of love, hate, war, and peace. Sharing a room at Devon, an exclusive New England prep school, in the summer ..
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Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review In 1843, a 16-year-old Canadian housemaid named Grace Marks was tried for the murder of her employer and his mistress. The sensationalistic trial made headlines throughout the world, and the jury delivered a guilty verdict. ..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsNATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTFrom the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review When good-time, fortysomething Molly Lane dies of an unspecified degenerative illness, her many friends and numerous lovers are led to think about their own mortality. Vernon Halliday, editor of the upmarket newspaper the Judge..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Hilary Mantel's seventh novel examines the pressures on women during the 1960s to excel--but not be too successful--in England's complex hierarchy of class and status. Pushed by a domineering mother, Carmel McBain climbs her wa..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review An Amazon Best Book of the Month, May 2013: Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed begins simply enough, with a father recounting a folktale to his two young children. The tale is about a young boy who is taken by a div (a ..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product Details Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review The central character in Sebastian Barry's novel Annie Dunne is a woman who has been pushed to the margins, a woman whom life has given fe..
Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Ian McEwan's Booker Prize-nominated Atonement is his first novel since Amsterdam took home the prize in 1998. But while Amsterdam was a slim, sleek piece, Atonement is a more sturdy, more ambitious work, allowing McEwan more ro..
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Editorial Reviews Amazon.com Review Readers who are entranced by the sweeping Anglo sagas of Masterpiece Theatre will devour Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks's historical drama. A bestseller in England, there's even a little high-toned erotica thrown into the mix to co..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsThis is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a young Zambian poet and intellectual. It describes the seem..
If You want to see more details on this product, click on the link below: Product DetailsLorca's Blood Wedding is a classic of twentieth-century theatre. The story is based on a newspaper fragment which told of a family vendetta and a bride who ran away with the son of the enemy family. Lorca uses i..