The Diamond Hunters by Wilbur Smith audiobook
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The Diamond Hunters

By Wilbur Smith
Read by Ciaran Saward

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio 9780600871514

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781799765080

  • ISBN: 9781799765080

Runtime: 8.24 Hours
Category: Fiction/Action & Adventure
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Fortunes rise and fall in Wilbur Smith's tale of warring siblings and illegal diamond trading, The Diamond Hunters

'The jet was a solid 18-inch column, a pillar of brown mud and yellow gravel and sea water that beat against the steel plates of the hull with a hollow drumming roar. In the few seconds since the explosion the cyclone was already half filled with a slimy shifting porridge that rushed from wall to wall with the movement of the ship. It was like some monstrous jellyfish which each second gathered weight and strength.'

The Van Der Byl Diamond Company, willed by its founder to his son Benedict, his sister Tracey and their estranged foster brother Johnny Lance, turns out to be a bequest of hatred. For it is couched in such terms as to offer Benedict the instrument of destruction of his bitterest rival. 'Destroy Johnny' is the old man's implacable message. And so, consumed with envy for Johnny, Benedict sets out in ruthless pursuit of this goal - and Johnny is plunged into a maelstrom of greed, vengeance and murder.... 

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Author Bio: Wilbur Smith

Author Bio: Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. After the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds in 1964, he became a full-time writer and has since written thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books have been translated into twenty-six different languages.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Action & Adventure
Runtime: 8.24
Audience: Adult
Language: English