Two brothers' quest . . . To tame a savage land.
It is the 1870s and twin brothers Sean and Garrick Courtney are born into the wilds of Natal. They could not be more different, and fate, war and the jealous schemes of a woman are to drive them even further apart. But as history unfolds, a continent is awakening. And on the horizon is the promise of fortune, adventure, destiny and love . . .
The bestselling novel that launched Wilbur Smith's stellar career, this is the first in the riveting saga of the Courtney brothers.