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Golden Lion Hardcover – 24 September 2015

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Praise for Golden Lion:

‘Golden Lion is vintage Smith’ DAILY MAIL

‘Smith will take you on an exciting, taut and thrilling journey you will never forget’ The Sun

‘Smith tells a fast-paced story with a certain Edwardian flair’ The Times

Praise for Wilbur Smith:

‘NO ONE DOES ADVENTURE QUITE LIKE SMITH’ DAILY MIRROR

‘THE WORLD’S LEADING ADVENTURE WRITER’ DAILY EXPRESS

‘WILBUR SMITH IS ONE OF THOSE BENCHMARKS AGAINST WHOM OTHERS ARE COMPARED’ THE TIMES

About the 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 over thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages.

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1.0 out of 5 stars Absolute Rubbish!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 September 2017
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2.0 out of 5 stars Shocking ending, trite and a cop out
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5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this.
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3.0 out of 5 stars A huge disappointment.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 December 2015
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not up to Wilbur's usual demanding standards
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 July 2016
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic story
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5.0 out of 5 stars all aboard
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 January 2016
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4.0 out of 5 stars Golden Lion - a good read
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ALLAN JOHNSON
1.0 out of 5 stars ... half of this book then give up - It's terrible - terrible - terrible
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 14 April 2017
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Ian W.
4.0 out of 5 stars Wilbur Smith is always a good read, and worth a re-read later anyway
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 October 2016
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Frederik
4.0 out of 5 stars Not too bad, not his best work though
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 January 2016
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4.0 out of 5 stars The Buzard shrieks as the lion roars
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 June 2019
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 2 February 2017
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3.0 out of 5 stars Could have been so much better. Ending is very poor.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 November 2017
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SUE A.
5.0 out of 5 stars Definitely another 'can't put down' Wilbur Smith book.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 September 2019
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