By Wilbur A. Smith
Wilbur Smith has received acclaim all over the world because the grasp of the historic novel. Now, in Assegai he's taking readers on an unforgettable African event set opposed to the collection clouds of war.
It is 1913 and Leon Courtney, an ex-soldier became specialist hunter in British East Africa, courses the wealthy and strong from the US and Europe on big-game safaris. Leon had by no means sought status, yet an day trip along U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has made him the most sought-after hunters at the continent. quickly, he unearths that with star comes not only wealth—but additionally danger.
Leon is recruited through his uncle Penrod Ballantyne, commander of the British forces in East Africa, to assemble details on one in every of his consumers: count number Otto von Meerbach, a German industrialist whose corporation builds airplane and autos for the Kaiser's burgeoning military. whereas spying, Leon falls desperately in love with von Meerbach's appealing and enigmatic mistress, Eva von Wellberg.
On the eve of the area battle, Leon stumbles on a plot through count number von Meerbach which can wipe out the British forces in Africa. He unearths himself left by myself to frustrate von Meerbach's plan, and in grave peril as he learns extra concerning the enigmatic Eva.
Set amidst the tensions that would spark a struggle throughout continents, Assegai gives you the fast paced motion and brilliant heritage that has made Wilbur Smith an the world over bestselling writer.
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