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    DescriptionIt is 1899. A new generation has inherited the Rhodesian birthright that Dan Retallick won from the legendary king of Matabeleland. Once again, the dark clouds of conflict loom on the horizon as the blood-streaked bayonets of the Boer War encircle the sons of Dan Retallick. Nat, with one eye on the wilful wife of an English colonel, joins the colours as a 'guide' for the British army. But his younger brother Adam follows a rebel star and a farmer's daughter to enlist with a Boer commando. The tides of history have set Retallick brother against brother in the savage struggle of the South African war.


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    Title
    The Stricken Land
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) E. V. Thompson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 108 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780751545173
    ISBN 10: 0751545171
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC22: 823.914
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.5
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC E4L: SAG
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC051000, FIC032000, FIC014000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: FV, FT
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Sphere
    Publication date
    16 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    E V Thompson spent 9 years in the Navy before joining the Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time writer. In 1977 CHASE THE WIND won the Best Historical Novelist Award.