Smith, Wilbur The Sound of Thunder

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The Sound of Thunder

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A reissue of a novel, first published in 1966, which follows the exploits of Sean Courtney, an adventurer who has returned from the wilderness a rich man, that is until he is robbed by the Boers of his waggons, his gold and the girl he loves. From the author of WHEN THE LION FEEDS.

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" Action is Smith' s game, and he is a master."
"-- The Washington Post Book World""" " You can get lost in Wilbur Smith... with his swashbuckling novels." -- Stephen King, "Entertainment Weekly" ""

"Action is Smith's game, and he is a master."
"--The Washington Post Book World""" "You can get lost in Wilbur Smith with his swashbuckling novels."--Stephen King, "Entertainment Weekly" ""

Praise for "The Sound of Thunder"

"A violent saga-type story set on Boer War South Africa and told with vigour and enthusiasm, the author of When the Lion Feeds spins a fine tale."- "Evening Standard"

"A highly readable novel of history and adventure ... Wilbur Smith has a sense of character too." - "Books and Bookmen"

"An extravagant and vigorous novel ... its many pages provide constantly changing incidents and a gallery of memorable portraits." - "Liverpool Daily Post"

"The pace would do credit to a Porsche, and the invention is as bright and explosive as a fireworks display." - "Sunday Telegraph"

"Praise for Wilbur Smith"

"Smith is a master." --"Publishers Weekly
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"One of the world's most popular adventure writers." --"The Washington Post Book World"
"A rare author who wields a razor-sharp sword of craftsmanship." --"Tulsa World"

"Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared." --"The Times ("UK)


"Best Historical Novelist--I say Wilbur Smith, with his swashbuckling novels of Africa. The bodices of rip and the blood flows. You can get lost in Wilbur Smith and misplace all of August."--"Stephen King
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"Action is Wilur Smith's game, and he is a master."--"The Washington Post Book World"

"The world's leading adventure writer." --"Daily Express" (UK)

"Wilbur Smith rarely misses a trick."--"Sunday Times"

"Smith is a captivating storyteller." --"The Orlando Sentinel"

"No one does adventure quite like Smith." --"Daily Mirror" (UK)
"A thundering good' read is virtually the only way of describing Wilbur Smith's books." --The Irish Times

"A violent saga-type story set on Boer War South Africa and told with vigour and enthusiasm, the author of When the Lion Feeds spins a fine tale."- "Evening Standard"

"A highly readable novel of history and adventure ... Wilbur Smith has a sense of character too." - "Books and Bookmen"

"An extravagant and vigorous novel ... its many pages provide constantly changing incidents and a gallery of memorable portraits." - "Liverpool Daily Post"

"The pace would do credit to a Porsche, and the invention is as bright and explosive as a fireworks display." - "Sunday Telegraph"



A violent saga-type story set on Boer War South Africa and told with vigour and enthusiasm, the author of When the Lion Feeds spins a fine tale. "Evening Standard"

A highly readable novel of history and adventure ... Wilbur Smith has a sense of character too. "Books and Bookmen"

An extravagant and vigorous novel ... its many pages provide constantly changing incidents and a gallery of memorable portraits. "Liverpool Daily Post"

The pace would do credit to a Porsche, and the invention is as bright and explosive as a fireworks display. "Sunday Telegraph""

A violent saga-type story set on Boer War South Africa and told with vigour and enthusiasm, the author of When the Lion Feeds spins a fine tale. Evening Standard

A highly readable novel of history and adventure ... Wilbur Smith has a sense of character too. Books and Bookmen

An extravagant and vigorous novel ... its many pages provide constantly changing incidents and a gallery of memorable portraits. Liverpool Daily Post

The pace would do credit to a Porsche, and the invention is as bright and explosive as a fireworks display. Sunday Telegraph

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"A violent saga-type story set on Boer War South Africa and told with vigour and enthusiasm, the author of When the Lion Feeds spins a fine tale." --Evening Standard

"A highly readable novel of history and adventure ... Wilbur Smith has a sense of character too." --Books and Bookmen

"An extravagant and vigorous novel ... its many pages provide constantly changing incidents and a gallery of memorable portraits." --Liverpool Daily Post

"The pace would do credit to a Porsche, and the invention is as bright and explosive as a fireworks display." --Sunday Telegraph

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An addition to the other audio titles already available in 'The Courtneys' series of novels from best-selling author Wilbur Smith.

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