Mr Pat Stevens Zulu Vampire

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Captain Jake Smit loved the Zulu, but he hated the superstition that permeated their society, as a police captain he saw the worst of the witchcraft murders and barbaric rituals. Now he had to deal with an outbreak of killing that had brought the volatile Zulu to the boil, because the slaughter was reputed to be the work of the dreaded Impundulu, a legendary Lightning Bird that struck lightning off its talons and fed on human blood. Thanks to efforts by peacemakers like Jacob Zuma and Bishop Tutu, the political violence had abated in KwaZulu Natal, now it threatened to erupt once again. Captain Jake Smit loved the Zulu, now he would repay them by tracking down the killers, who had wrought havoc in the entire Umuzi district. First he must deal with the lanky Texan, who stirred the story in the local newspaper, Jake Smit looked forward to reasoning with her because Marlin Madison was a beautiful woman. She was also an exceptionally talented journalist, her coverage of the Lightning Bird had garnered widespread interest, but she never suspected that behind the killings lay evil greater than Marlin or Jake imagined.

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Pat Stevens was born in Johannesburg in the same month as Steve Biko, December 1946 was also the month Alan Paton completed his great novel Cry, the Beloved Country, so some characters in The Greatest Game series derive from both sources. Today the author lives in England, but the river between Africa and Pat Stevens runs deep, his books are all set in Africa. The Greatest Game anthology counterpoints the lives of four characters, against four decades in a changing South Africa, culminating in the historic 1994 democratic elections. The book also details the scepticism of the Johannesburg liberal press, that almost derailed the democratic transition, unfortunately these purveyors of doubt are still around. So a follow up novel titled Hero of the Struggle, describes the complicity of the press in the eight year persecution of Jacob Zuma, and the long struggle to effect the dropping of charges against an innocent man. The hero is writer Will Powers who obtains intercepted phone calls, these so called Spy Tapes prove political interference in the case, so all charges are dropped and Jacob Zuma becomes president. A semi-autobiographical book titled White Bird Under the Sun, describes a journey through fifties Africa that will warm your heart, as it recounts the joy and travails of a boyhood in the Rhodesian bush. The story continues in seventies Johannesburg through a sequel titled Dice of Life, a coming of age novel revolving around a group of apprentices, and dealing with the complexity of a racist society. The book examines apartheid South Africa, through the eyes of protagonist Harry Cheals, counterpointing his concerns against the easy attitude of friends. The novel Zulu Vampire recounts an outbreak of killing in rural Zululand, reputed to be the work of the vampiric Impundulu Lightning Bird, so police captain Jake Smit and journalist Marlin Madison track down the real killers. Continuing the theme of African fables is Cloud Eater, traditional stories told by an African seer named Thulani, while Parables and Poems is a collection of essays with political and religious themes. Greatest Book Ever Written includes Absalom’s Tomb which uses a new style of Biblical writing, where the narrative is modern romantic style but for the dialogue, the King James English is retained imparting a lovely Shakespearian veneer. There is a wide array of books for you to choose from, whatever the taste of the reader, there is sure to be a fit among the books of Pat Stevens.

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