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    • River God

    • Ancient Egypt, Book 1
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Mark Meadows
    • Durée: 28 h et 36 min
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    Taita is a humble slave, an expert in art, poetry, medicine and engineering as well as keeping important secrets. He is the most treasured possession of Lord Intef. Yet when Intef's beautiful daughter, Lostris, is married to the Pharaoh, Taita is commanded to follow her and swiftly finds himself deeper than he ever could have imagined in a world of deception and treachery. But outside the palace, the great kingdom of Egypt is divided and in even greater danger. Enemies threaten on all sides, and only Taita holds the power to save them all....

    Prix: CDN$ 40,99

    • The Seventh Scroll

    • Ancient Egypt, Book 2
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Mark Meadows
    • Durée: 24 h et 47 min
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    When Royan Al Simma is the victim of a vicious attack that leaves her husband dead, her only thought is that she must continue their joint work: to use the secrets of the seventh scroll to find the hidden tomb of Pharaoh Mamose and its untold trove of lost Egyptian riches. To do so, she must bury her grief and partner with the eccentric aristocrat Nicholas Quenton-Harper, a man who shares her passion for the ancient world. But the men who killed her husband are not yet finished. 

    Prix: CDN$ 35,52

    • A Falcon Flies

    • The Ballantyne Series, Book 1
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Elliot Chapman
    • Durée: 21 h et 35 min
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    A Falcon Flies is the first best-selling 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. 

    Prix: CDN$ 35,52

    • Wild Justice

    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Joe Jameson
    • Durée: 15 h et 59 min
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    The hijacking of a jumbo jet off the Seychelles galvanises antiterrorist chief Peter Stride into the action for which he has spent a lifetime training. But even in the hail of bullets which follows, he knows that this is only the beginning of a nightmare. Stride is the one man who might find the twisted genius who holds the world hostage - if only his every move were not anticipated by the enemy.... 

    Prix: CDN$ 25,96

    • When the Lion Feeds

    • The Courtneys, Book 1
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Barrett
    • Durée: 17 h et 3 min
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    It is the 1870s, and twin brothers Sean and Garrick Courtney are born into the wilds of Natal. They could not be more different, and fate, war and the jealous schemes of a woman are to drive them even further apart. But as history unfolds, a continent is awakening. And on the horizon is the promise of fortune, adventure, destiny and love.... When the Lion Feeds is the best-selling novel that launched Wilbur Smith's stellar career and the first in the riveting saga of the Courtney brothers.

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • Courtney's War

    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith, David Churchill
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Barrett
    • Durée: 14 h et 33 min
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    Paris, 1939. Torn apart by war, Saffron Courtney and Gerhard von Meerbach are thousands of miles apart, both struggling for their lives. Gerhard - despite his objections to the Nazi regime - is fighting for the Fatherland, hoping to one day have the opportunity to rid Germany of Hitler and his cronies. But as his unit is thrown into the hellish attrition of the Battle of Stalingrad, he knows his chances of survival are dwindling by the day....

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • Men of Men

    • The Ballantyne Series, Book 2
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Elliot Chapman
    • Durée: 21 h et 15 min
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    Following on from the events begun in A Falcon Flies, Men of Men continues Wilbur Smith's epic story of the Ballantynes. It is the age of empire, of blood and conquest, of boundless excitement and possibility. Striding in the footsteps of the pioneers is Zouga Ballantyne. His dream begins in the danger and drudgery of the diamond pits and ends up on the rich grasslands of Matabeleland - but not before a king and a proud warrior nation have paid the price of history....

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • The Quest

    • Ancient Egypt, Book 4
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Mark Meadows
    • Durée: 26 h et 13 min
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    She is omnivorous. No matter age or appearance, physical frailty or imperfection. It is not their flesh that feeds her appetites, but their souls. She devours young and old, men and women. She leaves only a desiccated husk. An unspeakable evil. An impossible gift. Renowned magus Taita is now over 100 years old and has ascended to a new level of wisdom and understanding about his world. But he must prepare himself for the biggest threat Egypt has ever faced: the great plagues and the failure of the Nile, brought about by the fire witch Eos, an ancient force of sheer evil.

    Prix: CDN$ 35,52

    • The Angels Weep

    • The Ballantyne Series, Book 3
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Elliot Chapman
    • Durée: 20 h et 18 min
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    The Angels Weep is the third best-selling book in Wilbur Smith's Ballantyne Novels - an epic exploration into the dark past of colonial Africa. At the dawn of a new century, the pioneers of Rhodesia have staked their claims and stocked their farms in the land they have carved as their own. But in the hills, the Matabele indunas are preparing for the bloody rebellion which will scar the opponents for ever - and etch for them the same tragic legacy for generations to come....

    Prix: CDN$ 35,52

    • King of Kings

    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Elliot Chapman
    • Durée: 12 h et 59 min
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    Cairo, 1887. A beautiful September day. Penrod Ballantyne and his fiancée, Amber Benbrook, stroll hand in hand. The future is theirs for the taking. But when Penrod's jealous former lover, Lady Agatha, plants doubt about his character, Amber leaves him and travels to the wilds of Abyssinia with her twin sister, Saffron, and her adventurer husband, Ryder Courtney. On a mission to establish a silver mine, they make the dangerous journey to the new capital of Addis Ababa, where they are welcomed by Menelik, the King of Kings.

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • Eagle in the Sky

    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Byron Mondahl
    • Durée: 13 h et 10 min
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    The Syrian plane disintegrated, evaporating in a gush of silvery smoke, rent through with bright white lightning, and the ejecting pilot's body was blown clear of the fuselage. For an instant it was outlined ahead of David's screen, cruciform in shape with arms and legs thrown wide, the helmet still on the head, and the clothing ballooning in the rush of air.

    Prix: CDN$ 25,96

    • The Sound of Thunder

    • Courtney, Book 2
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Barrett
    • Durée: 15 h et 58 min
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    The second novel in Wilbur Smith's The Courtneys series, The Sound of Thunder is a powerful story of family tragedy set against the backdrop of the ravages of the Second Boer War. 'Only once in his life had Sean met a man whose strength matched his own - and now, again, they were pitted against each other....' Sean Courtney, impulsive adventurer of When the Lion Feeds, returns from the wildnerness a rich man - until he is robbed by the Boers of his wagons, his gold and the girl he loves.

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

    • The Ballantyne Series, Book 4
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Elliot Chapman
    • Durée: 16 h et 8 min
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    Craig Mellow, acclaimed author but unhappy exile, seizes the chance to return to Zimbabwe when he is given a spying mission for the World Bank. Accompanied by beautiful photographer Sally-Anne Jay, he is at first unaware of the dangerous currents of tribal conflict that swirl below the calm surface of Zimbabwean politics. Then he stumbles upon a highly organised ivory-poaching operation which masks the treacherous plot to sell the country he once fought for into slavery....  

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • Pharaoh

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Mike Grady
    • Durée: 13 h et 49 min
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    Taita, the pharaoh's advisor and hero of Desert God and River God, once again finds himself caught up in a whirlpool of ruthless intrigue that threatens the very foundations of the beloved empire he has pledged his life to protect. Plunged into dangerous and deadly waters more treacherous than the Nile, he must use his intelligence, alchemy, and cunning to protect his pharaoh and keep safe all he loves.

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Mike Grady
    • Série: Egyptian , Livre 6
    • Durée: 13 h et 49 min
    • Date de publication: 2016-10-18
    • 1 out of 5 stars 2 évaluations

    Prix: CDN$ 45,28

    • Assegai

    • Courtney - Assegai, Book 1
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Barrett
    • Durée: 17 h et 45 min
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    King and country. No matter the cost. With the backing of his uncle, General Penrod Ballantyne, young Leon Courtney joins the King's Rifles of Nairobi. When he becomes discouraged by the dishonesty of army life, his uncle recruits him for a special mission - spying on the Germans in East Africa, whom the General suspects are preparing for the Kaiser's war. Posing as a professional game hunter, Leon is tasked with gathering information on one of his clients, wealthy industrialist Otto Von Meerbach.

    • Courtney - Assegai, Book 1
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Barrett
    • Série: Courtney, Livre 14
    • Durée: 17 h et 45 min
    • Date de publication: 2018-08-28
    • 5 out of 5 stars 7 évaluations

    Prix: CDN$ 31,42

    • The Triumph of the Sun

    • Courtney & Ballantyne, Book 12
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Elliot Chapman
    • Durée: 20 h et 9 min
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    In the burning heat of the Sudanese sun, the city of Khartoum is under siege from the fearsome forces of the Mahdi, the charismatic leader of those who tire of the brutal Egyptian government. In Khartoum, along with thousands of innocent citizens, are trapped the fanatical General Charles Gordon, intrepid soldier Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, English trader Ryder Courtney and the British consul and his three beautiful daughters. 

    Prix: CDN$ 35,52

    • Desert God

    • A Novel of Ancient Egypt
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Mike Grady
    • Durée: 15 h et 13 min
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    Game of Thrones meets Ancient Egypt in this magnificent, action-packed epic. On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita - slave and advisor to the Pharaoh - finds himself at the center of a vortex of passion, intrigue, and danger. His quest to destroy the Hyksos army and form an alliance with Crete takes him on an epic journey up the Nile, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon, and across the open seas.

    Prix: CDN$ 42,25

    • Gold Mine

    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Peter Noble
    • Durée: 8 h et 55 min
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    In Gold Mine, an exciting adventure from Wilbur Smith, ambitious and hard-living mining expert Rod Ironsides knows that the general managership of the Sonder Ditch gold mine is the chance of a lifetime. But the price of unquestioning obedience to the coldly obsessive genius of Dr Manfred Steyner proves impossible to pay. Both men are but unwitting tools of powerful people - for whom the control of a gold mine is only part of a dangerous plan which includes the destruction of the very mine itself.... 

    Prix: CDN$ 15,15

    • Shout at the Devil

    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Tom Lawrence
    • Durée: 12 h et 47 min
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    In German East Africa on the eve of the First World War, two freebooting adventurers - one a flamboyant Irish American, the other an impeccable young Englishman - pit their wits against the gross German Commissioner from whose territory they are making their living as game hunters and ivory poachers. But the outbreak of war gives the signal for their private skirmishing to flare into a relentless vendetta pursued with devastating violence by land and sea, so that what begins as a comic escapade gives way to chilling horror....  

    Prix: CDN$ 25,96

    • A Sparrow Falls

    • Courtney, Book 3
    • Auteur(s): Wilbur Smith
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Barrett
    • Durée: 20 h et 32 min
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    From the trenches of France, General Sean Courtney comes back to fame, fortune and a seat in the government. Mark Anders, the courageous young South African whom he has come to regard as his own son, returns to nothing, his grandfather murdered and his property seized by an unknown company. At the bottom of the mystery is Sean's son Dirk, the jealous, violent and power-crazed genius whose all-consuming hatred can only end in blood.... A Sparrow Falls is the thrilling third novel in the Courtney series, continuing from When the Lion Feeds and The Sound of Thunder.

    Prix: CDN$ 35,52

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