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Men of Men

The Ballantyne Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Elliot Chapman
Series: The Ballantyne Series, Book 2
Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
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Following on from the events begun in A Falcon Flies, Men of Men continues Wilbur Smith's epic story of the Ballantynes.  

It is the age of empire, of blood and conquest, of boundless excitement and possibility. Striding in the footsteps of the pioneers is Zouga Ballantyne. His dream begins in the danger and drudgery of the diamond pits and ends up on the rich grasslands of Matabeleland - but not before a king and a proud warrior nation have paid the price of history.... 

Men of Men is followed by The Angels Weep and The Leopard Hunts in the Darkness.

©1981 Wilbur Smith (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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awesome book

This is a fantastically and beautifully sad stories vcvvvv depicting the ravage of Africa and it's people. one of the best is a wonderful series.

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Epic Continuation

After waiting so long to have English translated audiobooks from Wilbur Smith having listened to this almost straight thru I can't wait to start the next. Wilbur Smith has always been a favorite of mine and armed with the knowledge of unabridged versions now being released I can't wait for the next issuing pre-ordered copies as soon as they are available. Worthy of many listeners for historical reference and spellbinding tales alike there's something for everyone in this series!

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  • Scotias Tippy
  • 01-08-19

Fascinating story.

This book has held me enthralled both with the actual story line, and all the true facts of both people and places.

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  • Patricia
  • 04-09-19

Men of men

Excellent follow on from part one
Narrator was just held your interest all the way through

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  • Trafalgar
  • 11-16-19

rip soaring adventure story

wilbur smith at his best with wonderful characters and a pounding storyline to keep the listener enthralled

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  • gary
  • 07-05-19

A really good read<br />

Enjoyed the book from beginning to end. Having lived in zimbabwe easy to relate to


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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-21-19

Wilbur Smith excells again!

No doubt that Wilbur Smith is an exceptional author & this book is one of his best.

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  • Richard
  • 07-28-19

Good, but not excellent.

You cannot admire the colonial past in Africa. Possibly a lot of the events in this series are true as more is the pity. The rape of Africa has been by corrupt governments and the consuming presence of international companies and overwhelming presence of the PRC.