When the Lion Feeds: A Courtney Novel 1

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Pan Macmillan UK, May 1, 2001 - Fiction - 600 pages
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The bestselling novel that launched Wilbur Smith's stellar career, this is the first in the riveting saga of the Courtney brothers.

It is the 1870s and twin brothers Sean and Garrick Courtney are born into the wilds of Natal. They could not be more different, and fate, war and the jealous schemes of a woman are to drive them even further apart. But as history unfolds, a continent is awakening. And on the horizon is the promise of fortune, adventure, destiny and love...

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Another novel in Wilbur Smith's Courtneys of Africa series of stories. Here he tells the tale of two Courtney brothers, Sean and Garrick. They are non identical twins, and one day, decide to play with ... Read full review

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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 30 novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into 26 languages.

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