A Sparrow Falls by Wilbur Smith
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Mark Anders grew up on eight thousand acres of African land that bore his family name. Then he fought in Europe's Great War and, upon returning to his ancestral home, he saw savagery unlike any other….

In Africa, Mark's family estate has been despoiled. His grandfather has died under mysterious circumstances. And he has inherited a murderous enemy--the rogue scion of the powerful Courtney clan--in an altogether new kind of war.

Now, Mark will make a fateful choice between two women. Journey into the wilderness to uncover his grandfather's fate. Find his way through battles raging between fathers and sons, generals and politicians, and nature and man. In an age of violent conflict, Mark Anders will live or die for justice--and his fight will echo across a country he always loved….

 

About Wilbur Smith

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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 thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages.
 
Published January 2, 2007 by St. Martin's Paperbacks. 644 pages
Genres: History, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Crime. Fiction

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An old-fashioned rehash, set in post-WW I South Africa, of a familiar good guy vs. bad guys plot—vigorously readable when it comes to outdoors and action (Smith's forte), sappy in the romance department (a half-hearted bid for the romance-saga audience).

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