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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Best Sellers

    • Courtney's War

    • By: Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've never been so sad to end a book

    • By Daniel Manget on 09-24-18

    Regular price: $25.08

    • On Leopard Rock

    • A Life of Adventures
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and Enlightening!

    • By Anonymous User on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $34.90

    • Blue Horizon

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 29 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    At the close of Wilbur Smith's best-selling Monsoon, Tom Courtney and his brother, Dorian, battled on the high seas and finally reached the Cape of Good Hope to start life afresh....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Taryn Casey on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • 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 1,372
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 872
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 876

    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: $29.99

    • 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 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    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

    • 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 175
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 158

    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

    • Birds of Prey

    • Courtney 3, Book 1
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    It is 1667 and the mighty naval war between the Dutch and the English still rages....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • For the Filthy

    • By Diamonds&Pearls on 09-12-18

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Assegai

    • Courtney - Assegai, Book 1
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    With the backing of his uncle, General Penrod Ballantyne, young Leon Courtney joins the King's Rifles of Nairobi. When he becomes discouraged by the dishonesty of army life, his uncle recruits him for a special mission....

    • Courtney - Assegai, Book 1
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 08-28-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $25.08

    • The Quest

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 22 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Wilbur Smith returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his thrilling Egyptian series....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disapointment

    • By Jana Krajcovicova on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $27.71

    • Desert God

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 298

    On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita - slave and advisor to the Pharaoh - finds himself at the center of a vortex of passion, intrigue, and danger....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The wily Taita returns again

    • By Blue Dragonfly on 10-24-14

    Regular price: $31.93

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