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The atmosphere is volatile in the South African province of the Transvaal at the start of 1880. The discovery of diamonds has bred greed; a strong anti-British feeling is taking hold amongst the Boer farmers; and the bePedi tribe continues to rampage after the defeat of their Zulu allies. Former captain Simon Fonthill and his servant "352" Jenkins receive a cry for help from an old friend who has been kidnapped on South Africa's new Diamond Frontier. The pair must go to her aid before redeeming a promise to act as army scouts in this increasingly turbulent region. When the acclaimed British hero General Wolseley decides to lead his column against the impenetrable stronghold of the bePedi, Fonthill and Jenkins once again find themselves marching to war...
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John Wilcox was a journalist for many years before travelling all round the world while working in industry. He is now a full-time writer.
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Book Description Headline Book Publishing - signed/lined first edition/first printing., 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Signed and dated by John Wilcox on the title page along with the words "Fonthill & Jenkins iii". Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000116
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110755309863
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0755309863
Book Description Headline, London, UK, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. First UK Edition, First Printing. This true first edition, first printing (first impression) with the number "1" to the copyright page to indicate a true first print in a New Dust Jacket. One of a limited edition of 200 copies Stamped with a Red diamond ,numbered 56/200 SIGNED,DATED and LINED by the author. [Fonthill saves the day, John Wilcox 5/1/06]. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 000802
Book Description Headline, London, 2006. Cloth. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition... New unread book and jacket un clipped in protective see through jacket. Signed .Black cloth boards with silver titles 309pp. Size: 160X240MM. Hardback. Seller Inventory # 001606
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0755309863