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A Falcon Flies - Wilbur Smith
A Falcon Flies
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In 1860, a man and woman approach the coast of Africa aboard a swift clipper--in the command of an American who knows no law. Robyn Ballantyne and her brother Morris have waited years for this moment: to return to Africa, to search for their missionary father who had disappeared somewhere in the... show more
In 1860, a man and woman approach the coast of Africa aboard a swift clipper--in the command of an American who knows no law. Robyn Ballantyne and her brother Morris have waited years for this moment: to return to Africa, to search for their missionary father who had disappeared somewhere in the wilderness.Traveling north from Cape Town, they follow a map left by a madman--into an uncharted world of waterfalls and jungle, teeming wildlife, murderous disease, and the ghastly ruins of an astounding city.  Uncovering their father's trail, Robyn and her brother are in the midst of a slave trade that pours out of Africa like a bloody wound. Now, to survive what they have found, they must make their separate ways out--through pitched battles on land and on sea…and through the pride, passions and fury of their hearts…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312940713 (0312940718)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 704
Edition language: English
Series: Ballantyne (#1)
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4.0 Review of A Falcon Flies by Wilbur Smith
Wilbur Smith is one of my favorite authors. You know exactly what you are going to get from one of his novels - action, drama, romance, history, and a true love of Africa. His novels are pure fun and I have never been disappointed. I didn't love this one as much as others because there was no cen...
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I love Wilbur Smith and have read many of his books including [b:Men of Men|16952|Men of Men (The Ballantyne Novels, #2)|Wilbur A. Smith|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1317792998s/16952.jpg|18592] (book 2) of the Ballantyne Family series which I greatly enjoyed (it follows Zouga many years down the ro...
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Unabridged. Read by Jon Cartwright. Duration 23:51A saga of adventure and exploration, plotting the courage and determination of one woman amidst fierce and ruthless men. ----------------------------------------The Ballantyne Novels chronicle the lives of the Ballantyne family, from the 1860s throug...
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