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The triumph of the sun

Author: Wilbur A Smith; Stephen Thorne
Publisher: Leicester [England] : Howes : Clipper Audio, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1880s Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or?Expected One?. The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Talking books
Fiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Wilbur A Smith; Stephen Thorne
ISBN: 1845056094 9781845056094
OCLC Number: 225158762
Notes: Unabridged.
Clipper Audio C U204.
Credits: Read by Stephen Thorne.
Description: 20 sound discs (CD) (ca. 23 hr., 45 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. in container.
Responsibility: by Wilbur Smith ; narrated by Stephen Thorne.

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In 1880s Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or?Expected One?. The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters.

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