Wilbur Smith
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Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. After the successful publication of WHEN THE LION FEEDS in 1964 he became a full-time writer, and has since written 30 novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books have been translated into twenty-six different languages

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    • River God

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 24 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,338
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 843
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 845

    Exploding with all the passion and rage of a bygone time, River God is a masterpiece of historical writing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly recommended

    • By Jillian on 02-19-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • When the Lion Feeds

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    François, how many men up at the face?'....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible accent and pronunciation

    • By James Ashton on 04-23-18

    Regular price: $24.51

    • TheTiger's Prey

    • A Novel of Adventure
    • By: Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    Tom Courtney once again sets sail on a treacherous journey that will take him across the vast reaches of the ocean and pit him against dangerous enemies in exotic destinations....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • takes me back to the original trilogy!

    • By Michelle on 11-20-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • On Leopard Rock

    • A Life of Adventures
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Wilbur Smith has lived an incredible life of adventure, and now he shares the extraordinary true stories that have inspired his fiction....

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Courtney's War

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Paris, 1939. Torn apart by war, Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerbach are thousands of miles apart, both struggling for their lives....

    Regular price: $25.08

    • The Sound of Thunder

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    A war for a nation. The battle for her heart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, great narration

    • By Jono Gregson on 11-06-17

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Warlock

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 23 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    After the death of his beloved Queen Lostris, Taita retreats into the forbidding deserts of North Africa to become a hermit....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor sequel

    • By Matthew on 08-06-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Golden Lion

    • A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War
    • By: Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 192

    He saw his father executed in battle. He spent his youth avenging that death. And now Henry "Hal" Courtney is a man with a ship - and a family - of his own....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • gripping story

    • By Marco on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $28.51

    • War Cry

    • A Courtney Family Novel
    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    As a member of the remarkable Courtney family, Leon Courtney knows how quickly fortunes can be won and lost....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • War Cry

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-02-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Pharaoh

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    Taita, the pharaoh's advisor and hero of Desert God and River God, once again finds himself caught up in a whirlpool of ruthless intrigue that threatens the very foundations of the beloved empire....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • HUGE Disappointment

    • By aliciab on 11-03-16

    Regular price: $34.22

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