Call of the Raven (Hardback)
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Call of the Raven (Hardback)

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Hardback 432 Pages
Published: 03/09/2020
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Teeming with action and intrigue, the sixth part of Smith’s epic Ballantyne series explores the brutality of slavery in America  and one man’s quest for vengeance.

The action-packed and gripping historical adventure by global sensation Wilbur Smith, about one man's quest for revenge. 'An exciting, taut and thrilling journey you will never forget' - Sun THE DESIRE FOR REVENGE CAN BURN THE HEART OUT OF A MAN The son of a wealthy plantation owner and a doting mother, Mungo St John is accustomed to wealth and luxury - until he returns from university to discover his family ruined, his inheritance stolen and his childhood sweetheart, Camilla, taken by the conniving Chester Marion. Mungo swears vengeance and devotes his life to saving Camilla - and destroying Chester. As Mungo battles his own fate and misfortune, he must question what it takes for a man to regain his power in the world when he has nothing, and what he is willing to do to exact revenge . . . Call of the Raven is the prequel to Wilbur Smith's bestselling novel, A Falcon Flies (1980), part of the Ballantyne Series. Don't miss the rest of the series, Men of Men, The Angels Weep, The Leopard Hunts in Darkness, Triumph of the Sun and King of Kings, all available in paperback and ebook now. Praise for Wilbur Smith 'Best historical novelist' - Stephen King 'A master storyteller' - Sunday Times 'Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared' - The Times 'No one does adventure quite like Smith' - Daily Mirror 'Call of the Raven' was a Sunday Times bestseller w/e 06-09-2020.

Publisher: Zaffre
ISBN: 9781785767944
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 667 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 39 mm

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“A rollercoaster read”

Call of the Raven is a fabulously entertaining book, these two authors have given us a rollercoaster of a story, full of action, intrigue and history. With a cast of characters good, bad and downright evil.
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“Issues of slavery in the American south”

The author is a very well established South African born writer of tales of high adventure featuring leading protagonists of mighty heroes and dastardly villains. Each of these are portrayed as larger than life, in... More

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“"Beware the black heart, and the thirst that never quenches.””

Cambridge University, 1841. A debate is taking place among the undergraduates about slavery. On the opposing sides is Fairchild, against, and Mungo St John, for. Fairchild wins the debate, as he fully expected to, but... More

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