'With action on every page, battle, murder and sudden death, "Shout at the Devil" is not for quiet evening enjoyment by peace-loving readers. It is for the adventure-lovers and thrill-seekers.' - "Liverpool"" Daily Post"
'A fast thrilling adventure, laced with humour, big scenes, savage fighting, leading to a highly exciting finale.' - "The Northen Echo"
'Now the seas were more awesome in their raging insanity. Each mountain of glassy grey rose high above the raft, shielding it for a few seconds from the whip of the wind, its crest blowing off like the plume of an Etruscan helmet, before it slid down, collapsing upon itself in the tumbling roar of breaking water.' In German East Africa on the eve of the First World War two freebooting adventurers - one a flamboyant Irish American, the other an impeccable young Englishman - pit their wits against the gross German Commissioner from whose territory they are making their living as game hunters and ivory poachers. But the outbreak of war gives the signal for their private skirmishing to flare into a relentless vendetta pursued with devastating violence by land and sea, so that what begins as a comic escapade gives way to chilling horror . . .