Daniel Retallick has grown to manhood during the years of flood tide in the chronicles of Africa. The son of Josh and Miriam Retallick, he settles with his wife and children on a homestead in a valley of Matabeleland.
But the years are the 1880s, and the Matabele impis are advancing with their singing spears towards the deal-dealing Maxim guns of the white man. Daniel Retallick's loyalties, plans and dreams are about to be swept by fate into the whirlpool of history...
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E V Thompson spent 9 years in the Navy before joining the Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time writer. In 1977 CHASE THE WIND won the Best Historical Novelist Award.
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Book Description 1984-02-10., 1984. Book Condition: New. Pan Books. New Ed. Paperback. Book: VERY GOOD. 448pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1030950
Book Description 1980-12-31., 1980. Book Condition: New. Pan Books. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 448pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1767434
Book Description Pan Books. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, PAPERBACK ISBN: 0330281801, 448 pages. 'THE SPEARS AND THE WIND SING TOGETHER.' - But the years were the 1880s. The Matabele impis were advancing with their singing spears toward the death- dealing Maxim guns of the white man and Daniel Retallick's loyalties, plans and dreams were swept by destiny into the savage whirlpool of history. SINGING SPEARS continues the saga of the Retallicks into the third generation. E. V. Thompson's earlier Retallick bestsellers - BEN RETALLICK, CHASE THE WIND and HARVEST OF THE SUN. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1200