Book Reviews of Power of the Sword

Power of the Sword
Power of the Sword
Author: Wilbur Smith
ISBN-13: 9780449214145
ISBN-10: 0449214141
Publication Date: 9/12/1987
Pages: 672
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
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Another Shasa Courtney and Manfred De La Rey saga in South Africa.
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I've never read a Wilbur Smith I didn't like but this book doesn't seem to be as spellbinding as many of his others. Even so, I'd still highly reccommend it.
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Lot of action and good adventure like most of Wilbur Smith books
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They were half-brothers, raised in different worlds in the same country, and destined to be lifelong enemies
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Shasa Courtney and Manfred De L Rey - the sons of Centaine de Thiry - were blood enemies from their first boyhood encounter. Caught up in the tumult of South Africa's history through two decades, they found themselves adversaries in a war of age-old savagery to sieze the sword of power in their land. Sweeping from the teeming goldfields of the Highveld to the secret citadels of Afrikaner power, from the clamouring stadiums of Hitler's Berlin Olympics to the raging air war over Abyssinia, this is a rich, thrilling adventure, an epic saga of rivalry and revenge, of winners and losers in a struggle where only the ruthless survive.