"Wilbur Smith leaves fans feeling that they sailed alongside Sir Hal because the geography and the era appear so genuine. This is what makes a Smith book worth reading."--"Midwest Book Review "on "Monsoon" "Smith's novel is far more than your typical pirate script...A fascinating account...Smith deftly evokes not only the horrific but also the beautiful, particularly the lush landscape of Africa."--"The Washington Post Book World" on "Birds of Prey" "As usual, Smith...peoples his tale with unforgettable characters...Swashbuckling and sensuous, "Birds of Prey" is not for the faint-hearted. This latest epic transcends the average action-adventure yarn."--"The Orlando Sentinel" "A rich, compelling look back in time when history and myth intermingled."--"San Francisco Chronicle" on "River God" "Throughout "The Seventh Scroll," as in all Wilbur Smith novels, the plot twists and turns with constant surprises...This old-fashioned adventure novel keeps the reader enthralled all the way to its very exciting conclusion."--"The Washington Post Book World"
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About the Author
Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. He became a full-time writer in 1964 after the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds, and has since written over thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages.
Find out more about Wilbur Smith by looking at his own author website, www.wilbursmithbooks.com