A Falcon Flies

'A single ball came through at deck level, It struck a burst of sparks from the steel hull, like Brocks Fireworks at Crystal palace, brilliant orange even in the strong sunlight, and the hole it tore through Black Joke's plating was fringed with bare jagged tongues of metal like the petals of a silver sunflower.' In search of a father they barely remember, Zouga and Dr Robyn Ballantyne board Mungo St John's magnificent clipper to speed them to Africa. But long before they sight that mighty continent, Robyn knows that she and Mungo will battle with all the fury of natural enemies -- and love with all the desperation of those unable to evade the commands of fate. For if she can bring hope and healing to Africa's fever-ridden shores, he, a lawless trader in human cargo, will possess any man -- or woman -- he chooses...

Review:

An epic...Smith joins the ranks of one of the grand masters of twentieth-century novels. -- Tulsa World
Author:
Wilbur Smith

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'A single ball came through at deck level, It struck a burst of sparks from the steel hull, like Brocks Fireworks at Crystal palace, brilliant orange even in the strong sunlight, and the hole it tore through Black Joke's plating was fringed with bare jagged tongues of metal like the petals of a silver sunflower.' In search of a father they barely remember, Zouga and Dr Robyn Ballantyne board Mungo St John's magnificent clipper to speed them to Africa. But long before they sight that mighty continent, Robyn knows that she and Mungo will battle with all the fury of natural enemies -- and love with all the desperation of those unable to evade the commands of fate. For if she can bring hope and healing to Africa's fever-ridden shores, he, a lawless trader in human cargo, will possess any man -- or woman -- he chooses...

Review:

An epic...Smith joins the ranks of one of the grand masters of twentieth-century novels. -- Tulsa World

Product details

Author:
Wilbur Smith
Format:
Paperback
Imprint:
PAN BOOKS
Publisher:
PAN MACMILLAN
ISBN:
9780330264129
Series Title:
Ballantyne Novels
Series Number:
1
Audience:
General
Additional Format:
695
Pages:
704
Width (mm):
111
Length (mm):
178

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