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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,479 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Wilbur Smith Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Courtney Family Adventure Series Release Date:
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In this richly detailed historical novel, Wilbur Smith fleshes out a bloody holy war in late-19th-century Sudan. After decades of brutal misrule by the Egyptian khedive, the Sudanese rebel under the leadership of Muhammad Ahmad al-Mahd (the Expected One) a charismatic religious extremist. To protect their national interests and rescue their nationals, the British fight the rebels but are driven back after the savage siege of Khartoum. Smith, a master as his craft, interweaves realistic historical detail with stunning dramatic action.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Chris Teel | 2/19/2014

    " This book is historically accurate and chock full of cultural and historical information. Not only that, the book present a wonderfully paced plot, wonderful characters, several spectacular surprises, and a heart-warming ending that even the hardiest testosterone lover would get misty at. Also, I just reread the book, and I loved even more the second time around. Really, if you haven't read this book yet, do. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lisa White | 2/8/2014

    " Think I need to read more of his books, embarrassed that I read this in 2005 and not read another of his books even though I enjoyed it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Michael | 1/24/2014

    " Another great historical fiction from WS. Set in the Sudanese Sahara during British colonial rule. This is the best I have read from WS in a long time. An interesting, informative, and exciting book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Katie Grainger | 1/21/2014

    " I thought that this latest book for Wilbur Smith was abit like a few other books and the ending was abit abrupt. However it is a good story and a good introduction for someone who has not read any Wilbur Smith!! "

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