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The Triumph of the Sun

Smith, Wilbur

Editore: Macmillan, London, 2005
ISBN 10: 140500570X / ISBN 13: 9781405005708
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Titolo: The Triumph of the Sun

Casa editrice: Macmillan, London

Data di pubblicazione: 2005

Legatura: Hard Back

Condizione libro: Good

Condizione sovraccoperta: Good

autografato: Signed by Author

Descrizione:

506 pages, jacket worn and ripped roung edges, spine discoloured, pages discoloured Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice inventario libreria 030603

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In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Mahdi or "Expected One". The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country.

Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters. Against the vivid and bloody backdrop of the siege of Khartoum, in which British General Charles George Gordon is killed and the British retreat, these three powerful men fight to survive.

Rich with vibrant historical detail and infused with his inimitable powers of storytelling, THE TRIUMPH OF THE SUN is Wilbur Smith at his masterful best.

Recensione: "Fans will not be disappointed."--"Booklist" ""Triumph of the Sun" is everything [Smith's] fans have come to expect: masterful storytelling and breathtaking adventure...chalk up another winner."--"Times Record News" (Wichita Falls, TX) "Espionage, disguise, stabbings in the dark...a story that is--like the Nile itself--swift and powerful."--"Booklist""""Nobody does it better."--"Kirkus Reviews""""Wildly entertaining, compulsively readable."--Sunday Telegraph (UK)

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