By Wilbur A. Smith

Wilbur Smith has gained acclaim around the globe because the grasp of the historic novel. Now, in Assegai he's taking readers on an unforgettable African event set opposed to the collection clouds of war.

It is 1913 and Leon Courtney, an ex-soldier became expert hunter in British East Africa, courses the wealthy and strong from the United States and Europe on big-game safaris. Leon had by no means sought repute, yet an day trip along U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has made him some of the most sought-after hunters at the continent. quickly, he unearths that with big name comes not only wealth—but additionally danger.

Leon is recruited by way of his uncle Penrod Ballantyne, commander of the British forces in East Africa, to collect info on considered one of his consumers: count number Otto von Meerbach, a German industrialist whose corporation builds plane and autos for the Kaiser's burgeoning military. whereas spying, Leon falls desperately in love with von Meerbach's appealing and enigmatic mistress, Eva von Wellberg.

On the eve of the realm warfare, Leon stumbles on a plot through count number von Meerbach which can wipe out the British forces in Africa. He reveals himself left by myself to frustrate von Meerbach's plan, and in grave peril as he learns extra in regards to the enigmatic Eva.

Set amidst the tensions that may spark a conflict throughout continents, Assegai promises the fast paced motion and bright background that has made Wilbur Smith an across the world bestselling writer.

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