Buying Options

Kindle Price: $7.99
includes tax, if applicable
kindle unlimited logo
Read this title for $0.00. Learn more
Read for $0.00
OR

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Facebook Twitter Pinterest <Embed>
Rough Diamonds by [Hallowes, Guy]
Kindle App Ad

Rough Diamonds Kindle Edition


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$7.99

Length: 246 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

New Year New You Sale
Choose from over 100 top-rated Self-Help, Fitness and Health books on sale to kick start your new year. Sale ends on 31 January 2019 at 11:59 pm AEDT. Shop now

Product description

Product Description

An exciting adventure story set in South Africa in the mid-nineteenth century at the time of the discovery of diamonds…

Why are the white invaders ‘gathering like ants in a rainstorm’ seeking little white stones ‘that cannot be eaten and cannot have children?’ Mpande, King of the Zulus, sends tribesman Mapitha and two companions to the Kimberley diamond diggings to find out.

After three years, many adventures and clashes with the invaders, particularly Fritz Koekemoer, the original discoverer of the diamond field, Mapitha returns alone to the Zulu heartland. There he finds the new King Cetshwayo, in conflict with Sir Theophilus Shepstone, self-styled ‘White Father of the Zulu people’ conspiring to take over the independent Zulu nation with the help of the British army.
Rough Diamonds is a great read. It is full of interesting characters and crazy adventures. If only I had history lessons like that at school...Amazon reader.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 762 KB
  • Print Length: 246 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0994311672
  • Publisher: OMNE Publishing (23 May 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0085RH0T4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,344,630 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
click to open popover

No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 reviews
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsDiamonds are forever..
6 September 2012 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?