The Sound of Thunder, a Courtney Family Adventure by Wilbur Smith
The year is 1899. The British Empire is at the height of its power. But in South Africa, proud Dutch colonists defy the Queen and her army--and a lush, wild world is torn apart by guns, spears, and swords.
Sean Courtney had been tragically separated from his family, but the Boer War has brought him back to his homeland--and into the sights of his enemy's guns. It has also returned him to Ruth Friedman, the only woman Sean can love, even though he shouldn't. As Sean's loyalties--to nation, man, and blood--are tested, a saga of duty and betrayal unfolds....
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Praise for author Wilbur Smith
"Smith is a master." ―Publishers Weekly
"One of the world's most popular adventure writers." ―The Washington Post Book World
"A rare author who wields a razor-sharp sword of craftsmanship." ―Tulsa World
"Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared." ―The Times (UK)
"Best Historical Novelist--I say Wilbur Smith, with his swashbuckling novels of Africa. The bodices of rip and the blood flows. You can get lost in Wilbur Smith and misplace all of August."--Stephen King
"Action is Wilur Smith's game, and he is a master."--The Washington Post Book World
"The world's leading adventure writer." ―Daily Express (UK)
"Wilbur Smith rarely misses a trick."--Sunday Times
"Smith is a captivating storyteller." ―The Orlando Sentinel
"No one does adventure quite like Smith." ―Daily Mirror (UK)
"A thundering good' read is virtually the only way of describing Wilbur Smith's books." ―The Irish Times
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Book Description William Heinemann, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110434714011
Book Description William Heinemann, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0434714011