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About this book
"From the outset, O'Brien spins a sticky web, which step-by-step enmeshes then hooks his reader into a wonderful array of protagonists, conflicts, horses and armaments set against the Australian and South African landscapes. O'Brien's precise language and powerful dialogue reconstructs the last days of the nineteenth century and the dawn of the twentieth century. His intimate knowledge of the Australian bush and South African veld become part of this adventure. Heroic and demonic men and women jump form the pages of this novel snatching the reader into their rip-snorting adventures of intrigue, murder, escape, evasion and survival.
Hold onto your chair - this is one hell of a ride. " (Source: book cover)
Dolly Gray was the British soldiers’ song of the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902).
Read more including the
lyrics of the song...
O’Brien’s language is precise and his sharp dialogue drives his novel taking
readers, both male and female, on a roller-coaster with highs of humour,
adventure and hope intermingled with lows of tears, suspense and despair. The
good and evil characters propel this novel. As the book cover warns, readers
should hold onto their chairs as it is a wild, emotion filled, ride.
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