Rage

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Pan Macmillan, Sep 4, 2008 - Fiction
18 Reviews

There are heroes and there are monsters. But most of us are ordinary mortals caught up in events too turbulent for any of us. Perhaps when the battle is over, all we will inherit are the ashes of a once beautiful land.

It is 1952. Guided by the ruthless hands of Shasa Courtney and Centaine Malcomess, the Courtney family empire has come to dominate the lives of white and black South Africans alike.

But the winds of change are fanning fires of revolution. In his deadly quest for power, Shasa will be tested far beyond the battle of the boardroom, forced to betray his ideals for a misguided dream of national unity.

Rage is Wilbur Smith’s impassioned account of post-war South Africa. It is also the work of a master storyteller at the zenith of his powers: an unforgettable blend of passion, power, history and intrigue.

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Review: Rage (Courtney #6)

User Review  - John Wattie - Goodreads

Both sides of Apartheid presented. Well developed characters. Plenty of interesting information and action to make this a long book, which is just what I wanted - a good meaty read. Read full review

Review: Rage (Courtney #6)

User Review  - Andrea Buschman - Goodreads

It's a sweeping epic kind of story and at times you forget that it's almost 900 pages because you're so involved. On the other hand, the characters were not very likeable and it was difficult to care about them when they would do such mean things to each other. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. He became a full-time writer in 1964 after the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds, and has since written over thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages.

Find out more about Wilbur Smith by looking at his author website, www.wilbursmithbooks.com

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