King of Kings (Paperback)
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Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 17/10/2019
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The eagerly awaited sequel to The Triumph of the Sun, this sweeping historical saga is rich in exactly the kind of vivid geographical description and period detail that Wilbur Smith excels in. Teeming with memorable characterisation, dramatic plotting and exotic wildlife, King of Kings is another sure-fire winner from a master storyteller.

An epic story of love, betrayal, courage and war that brings together two of Wilbur Smith's greatest families in this long-awaited sequel to his worldwide bestseller, The Triumph of the Sun.

Cairo, 1887. A beautiful September day. Penrod Ballantyne and his fiancee, Amber Benbrook, stroll hand in hand. The future is theirs for the taking. But when Penrod's jealous former lover, Lady Agatha, plants doubt about his character, Amber leaves him and travels to the wilds of Abyssinia with her twin sister, Saffron, and her adventurer husband, Ryder Courtney.

On a mission to establish a silver mine, they make the dangerous journey to the new capital of Addis Ababa, where they are welcomed by Menelik, the King of Kings. Back in Cairo, a devastated Penrod seeks oblivion in the city's opium dens. He is rescued by an old friend, who is now in the Italian army, and offered the chance to join the military efforts.

Italy has designs on Abyssinia, and there are rumours of a plan to invade... With storm clouds gathering, and on opposing sides of the invasion, can Penrod and Amber find their way back to one another - against all the odds?

Publisher: Zaffre
ISBN: 9781785768477
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 397 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm

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