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About the Book : - In 1993 leon courtney, an ex-soldier turned professional hunter in British Est Africa, guides rich and powerful men from America and Europe on big game safaris in the territories of the Masai Tribe. Leon has developed a special relationship with the masai. One of leon's clients is Count Otto Von Meerbach, a German industrialist whose company builds aircraft and vehicles for the kaiser's burgecning army. Leon is recruted by his uncle Penrod Ballantyne (from The Triumph of the sun) who commander of the British forces in East Africa to gather information from von Meerbach. Instread Leon falls desperately in love with Von Meercach's beautiful and enigmatic mistress, Eva Von Wellberg. Just prior to the cutbreak of World War I Leon stumbles on a plot by count Von Meercbach's design. Then Eva Von Wellberg returns to Africa with her master and leon finds out who and what she really is behind the mask... About the Author : -WILBUR SMITH was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. After the successful publication of WHEN THE LION FEEDS in 1964 he became a full-time weiter, and has since written 30 novel, all meticulusly researched on his numberous expeditions worldwide. His books have been translated in to twenty - six different language.