When Mary Llewellyn’s husband is killed in a battle between Welsh and English miners in poverty-stricken Wales, she resolves to forge a new life in the South African sun with her children. However, after overcoming a dangerous journey beset by snakes, crocodiles and hostile warriors, all is not as they had hoped in the village of Pilgrims Rest. Change is on the move in 1870s South Africa and Mary, Huw, Ianto, William and baby Tom are right in the middle of it. Battle breaks out first between the Zulus and the English, then the English and the Boers. And as Ianto’s hatred of the people who killed his father causes him to take up arms for the Boers, brother is pitted in battle against brother.
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Michael Nicholson is one of the world’s most travelled and most decorated television foreign correspondents. He has braved 18 war zones over the past 40 years, picking up a host of awards. Michael is a familiar face in Britain’s homes as a former anchor of ITV’s Evening News and a correspondent for long-running current affairs series Tonight. He has won numerous British and international awards for his reports – from Biafra, Cyprus and Vietnam – and has twice been named the Royal Television Society Journalist of the Year. For his coverage of the Falklands War he was given the prestigious Richard Dimbleby Award by BAFTA. In 1991, Michael was awarded the OBE for his reporting of the Gulf War. His books include The Partridge Kite, Red Joker, December Ultimatum, Pilgrims Rest, Across the Limpopoand his memoir A Measure of Danger. His book Natasha’s Story, the gripping account of how he bought an orphan from war-torn Bosnia home to the UK, was made into the Hollywood film Welcome to Sarajevo in 1997.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Book Condition: Good. 1St Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP64953856
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Book Description Collins, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Jacket is shelf rubbed.Internally clean.Tightly bound.[R.K]. Bookseller Inventory # obid
Book Description U.S.A.: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Jacket is shelf rubbed.Previous ownership inscription.Tanning.Well bound.[R.K]. Bookseller Inventory # atyx
Book Description Collins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. jacket is shelf rubbed. tannin. light marks. a few inscriptions. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.N]. Bookseller Inventory # awmf