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Col. Mike Hoare tells how he planned to overthrow the militant socialist government of the Seychelles, what went wrong at Mahé airport, and of his trial and imprisonment in South African jails.

©1986 Mike Hoare (P)2012 Mike Hoare

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What makes this story is that is was narrated by Mike Hoare himself. Hoare died recently in Durban at age 100.

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Fantastic story that reads more like fiction. My only criticism is there should have been more text on the actual coup itself more than the aftermath in prison. I was initially worried that Mike Hoare was reading the book however I needn’t have. He absolutely crushed it and if he wasn’t a former Mercenary he would have been a fine Audible narrator !!! I will definitely look for more books from Colonel Mike Hoare !!!!

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  • 05-13-16

Excellent and typically modestly written

what a truly amazing man in a truly amazing time. Colonel Mike would be in my top 5 of dinner guest invites on my dream table.
I only have his yachting book left and will download today. Respect to you old timer. They sadly don't make the same calibre of Man in our modern age....