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Angels Weep

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A bold adventurer and his proud missionary sister establish a legacy that will dominate part of a continent for decades to come as a generation of men and woman find themselves locked in a bloody struggle for the land they have come to think of as their own.

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These audiobooks from Macmillan UK offer abridged readings of some of the world¹s most popular authors. Handsomely packaged, they feature readings by eminent actors of the stage and screen, including James Fox, Martin Shaw, Tim Pigott-Smith, and David Rintoul.

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With THE ANGELS WEEP, bestselling author Wilbur Smith captures the agony, beauty, and hope of men and women who gave their lives to a land...
 
 AFRICA LURED THE LUST IN MEN'S HEARTS…
On a continent of breathtaking beauty and bitter suffering, two vastly different cultures clashed, mingled, and recoiled. Here, amidst mist-shrouded mountains and gold-studded plateaus, ancient tribesmen lived close to the earth, as white men dug fortunes out from beneath them and laid plans for a new civilization.
 
THE VIOLENCE IN THEIR SOULS…
Out of Southern Africa the enigmatic Cecil Rhodes built an empire in the late 1800s and attracted the brightest and bravest of a generation--including a remarkable far-flung family named Ballantyne. But for the natives, another day was dawning: a day of retribution...
 
AND THEIR APPETITE FOR REVENGE.
From a courageous woman doctor to a fierce, one-eyed slave trader turned soldier, the whites of Africa were buffeted by two horrific waves of war. And just when a bloody peace seemed possible, the seeds of future turmoil were sown …
 
 
"An epic...Smith joins the ranks of one of the grand masters of twentieth-century novels."
--Tulsa World

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