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Wilbur Smith - Author


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

Wilbur Smith lives in London and continues to have an abiding concern for the peoples and wildlife of his native continent, an interest strongly reflected in his novels.

If you like Wilbur Smith you might also like to read books by Christian Jacq, Ken Follett and Paul Doherty.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Wilbur Smith

Pharaoh by Wilbur Smith
Pharaoh
Wilbur Smith
From the glittering temples of Luxor to the Citadel of Sparta, Pharaoh is an intense and powerful novel magnificently transporting you to a time of threat, blood and glory. Master storyteller, Wilbur Smith, is at the very peak of his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017
Pharaoh by Wilbur Smith
Pharaoh
Wilbur Smith
Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt in a captivating new novel that will transport you to extraordinary times. From the glittering temples of Luxor to the Citadel of Sparta, Pharaoh is an intense and powerful novel magnificently transporting you to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016
Desert God by Wilbur Smith
Desert God
Wilbur Smith
It started with the magnificent River God in 1993. Now we have its sequel. Wilbur Smith has gone back to the start of his Egyptian series but you do not have to have read any of them to revel in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2015
Desert God by Wilbur Smith
Desert God
Wilbur Smith
It started with the magnificent River God in 1993. Now we have its sequel. Wilbur Smith has gone back to the start of his Egyptian series but you do not have to have read any of them to revel in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
Vicious Circle by Wilbur Smith
Vicious Circle
Wilbur Smith
The new thriller from bestselling adventure writer Wilbur Smith
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
Desert God by Wilbur Smith
Desert God
Wilbur Smith
It started with the magnificent River God in 1993. Now we have its sequel. Wilbur Smith has gone back to the start of his Egyptian series but you do not have to have read any of them to revel in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014
River God by Wilbur Smith
River God
Wilbur Smith
Whilst best known for his boys own adventures set in South Africa, Wilbur Smith also wrote a brilliant series of Ancient Egyptian novels and this, reissued, is the first. Taita is no superman hero, instead he’s a eunuch slave and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
The Triumph of the Sun by Wilbur Smith
The Triumph of the Sun
Wilbur Smith
He’s one of the best storytellers around and if you want an epic adventure then look no further. Existing fans will devour this even though to my mind, it’s not as good as some of his earlier blockbusters. New fans...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2013
Vicious Circle by Wilbur Smith
Vicious Circle
Wilbur Smith
The new thriller from the bestselling author Wilbur Smith
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Those in Peril by Wilbur Smith
Those in Peril
Wilbur Smith
If you like to lose yourself in a strapping yarn that is well told then this book - another outstanding adventure from one of the world's best loved storytellers - is for you. The challenge facing established authors such as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2012
Assegai - Large Print Edition by Wilbur Smith
Assegai - Large Print Edition
Wilbur Smith
Another historical melodrama from this huge selling author. Set just before the First World War we have a hero fighting for good and falling in love with the wrong woman. Splendid stuff. A message from Joanna Lumley: “Anything that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/10/2009

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