A Sparrow Falls

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Mark Anders grew up on eight thousand acres of African land that bore his family name. Then he fought in Europe's Great War and, upon returning to his ancestral home, he saw savagery unlike any other….

In Africa, Mark's family estate has been despoiled. His grandfather has died under mysterious circumstances. And he has inherited a murderous enemy--the rogue scion of the powerful Courtney clan--in an altogether new kind of war.

Now, Mark will ...

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Overview

Mark Anders grew up on eight thousand acres of African land that bore his family name. Then he fought in Europe's Great War and, upon returning to his ancestral home, he saw savagery unlike any other….

In Africa, Mark's family estate has been despoiled. His grandfather has died under mysterious circumstances. And he has inherited a murderous enemy--the rogue scion of the powerful Courtney clan--in an altogether new kind of war.

Now, Mark will make a fateful choice between two women. Journey into the wilderness to uncover his grandfather's fate. Find his way through battles raging between fathers and sons, generals and politicians, and nature and man. In an age of violent conflict, Mark Anders will live or die for justice--and his fight will echo across a country he always loved….

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"Wilbur Smith is an adept at thrilling and harrowing scenes, researches his facts, gets it all too horribly spot-on. Terribly competent ..." – The Sunday Times

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Wilbur Smith is an adept at thrilling and harrowing scenes, researches his facts, gets it all too horribly spot-on. Terribly competent ...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312940683
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 1/2/2007
  • Series: Courtney Series, #3
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 164,210
  • Product dimensions: 4.23 (w) x 6.63 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Meet the Author

Wilbur Smith is the bestselling author of many novels, each meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His bestselling Courtney series includes Assegai, The Sound of Thunder, Birds of Prey, Monsoon, and Blue Horizon. His other books include Those in Peril, River God, Warlock, The Seventh Scroll, and The Sunbird. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages and have sold over 120 million copies. Smith was born to a British family in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia, in Central Africa, and attended Rhodes University in South Africa. He has homes in Cape Town, London, Switzerland and Malta.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2002

    A Great Read

    This is the third episode in the Courtney Saga and although first published in 1977 these stories never date. It is always best to begin at the beginning of these extended narratives and over twenty-five years there must be many young readers who did not read them as they were published. They are also great to read again something I rarely do, but after so long I am really enjoying this period in Wilbur Smith¿s writing career.

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  • Posted September 7, 2011

    A Must read about the Courtneys

    Love reading about the Courtneys.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2013

    Third in series - excellent

    While reading this series about the Courtney family is not required, it does add depth to each book if you have read the ones before. The characters are fully developed and interesting. The descriptions of the African landscape and the history of South Africa is fascinating.

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