A Falcon Flies is the first bestselling novel in Wilbur Smith's epic tale of Africa, The Ballantyne Novels. In search of a father they barely remember, Zouga and Dr Robyn Ballantyne board Mungo St John's magnificent clipper to speed them to Africa. But long before they sight that mighty continent, Robyn knows that she and Mungo will battle with all the fury of natural enemies - and love with all the desperation of those unable to evade the commands of fate. For if she can bring hope and healing to Africa's fever-ridden shores, he, a lawless trader in human cargo, will possess any man - or woman - he chooses . . . Set in 1860, this gripping tale is followed by Men of Men, The Angels Weep and The Leopard Hunts in Darkness.It was another hour before, from the head of the valley, a thin tendril of pure white smoke rose gently into the heated air, and ... The faint but excited bird cries carried down to where Zouga waited, and through the glass he could make out the rainbow, ... Competing with them for the feast, were the iridescent black drongas with their long, forked tails catching the sunlight with ... Luke was doing his job well.
|Title||:||A Falcon Flies|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2008-09-04|