Birds

Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for used textbooks or rentals (access codes, DVDs, CDs, workbooks).

Literature and Fiction

Fantasy

Birds of Prey

Author:

Availability: In Stock

It is 1667 and the mighty naval war between the Dutch and the English still rages. Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal, in their fighting caravel, are on patrol off southern Africa, lying in wait for a treasure-laden galleon of the Dutch East India Company returning from the Orient. They have a letter from Charles II sanctioning them to hunt down and capture enemy ships It is 1667 and the mighty naval war between the Dutch and the English still rages. Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal, in their fighting caravel, are on patrol off southern Africa, lying in wait for a treasure-laden galleon of the Dutch East India Company returning from the Orient. They have a letter from Charles II sanctioning them to hunt down and capture enemy ships beyond the line. So begins a dramatic quest for adventure and the spoils of war that sweeps the Courteneys from the settlement of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa to the Great Horn of Ethiopia far to the north - at a time when international maritime law permitted acts of piracy, rape and murder otherwise punishable by death. Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared The Times

Condition Chart?

To get best offers, download Bookchor App

Download App now

Seller: BookChor
Dispatch Time : 1-3 working days

Frequently Bought Together

It is 1667 and the mighty naval war between the Dutch and the English still rages. Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal, in their fighting caravel, are on patrol off southern Africa, lying in wait for a treasure-laden galleon of the Dutch East India Company returning from the Orient. They have a letter from Charles II sanctioning them to hunt down and capture enemy ships It is 1667 and the mighty naval war between the Dutch and the English still rages. Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal, in their fighting caravel, are on patrol off southern Africa, lying in wait for a treasure-laden galleon of the Dutch East India Company returning from the Orient. They have a letter from Charles II sanctioning them to hunt down and capture enemy ships beyond the line. So begins a dramatic quest for adventure and the spoils of war that sweeps the Courteneys from the settlement of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa to the Great Horn of Ethiopia far to the north - at a time when international maritime law permitted acts of piracy, rape and murder otherwise punishable by death. Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared The Times
Additional Information
Title Birds of Prey Height 15.3
Wilbur Smith Width 4.2
ISBN-13 9780333711637 Binding Hardcover
ISBN-10 0333711637 Spine Width
Publisher Macmillan Pages 554
Edition Availability In Stock

Goodreads reviews

Free shipping

On order over ₹399
 

Replacement

15 days easy replacement
 

0124-4561150

Customer care available