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Wild Justice by Wilbur Smith

Wild Justice (1979)

by Wilbur Smith

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Decent action sequences mixed with a load of reactionary right-wing politics.
I read it when it was first published, and thought I'd try it again. It's good to get this sort of nonsense out of your system! ( )
  ghostdog801 | Nov 21, 2014 |
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'Wilbur Smith ... is master of his muse' *The Times*

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'With many best-selling novels under his belt, Wilbur Smith has earned a reputation as one of the world`s great action writers ... along with an enviable style'. – *High Flyer*

**Praise for Wilbur Smith**

“Smith is a master.” *—Publishers Weekly

*“One of the world’s most popular adventure writers.” *—The Washington Post Book World

*“A rare author who wields a razor-sharp sword of craftsmanship.” *—Tulsa World*

“Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared.” *—The Times* (UK)      
"Best Historical Novelist--I say Wilbur Smith, with his swashbuckling novels of Africa.  The bodices of rip and the blood flows.  You can get lost in Wilbur Smith and misplace all of August."--Stephen King

"Action is Wilur Smith's game, and he is a master."--*The Washington Post Book World*

“The world’s leading adventure writer.” *—Daily Express* (UK)

"Wilbur Smith rarely misses a trick."--*Sunday Times*

“Smith is a captivating storyteller.” *—The Orlando Sentinel*

“No one does adventure quite like Smith.” —*Daily Mirror *(UK)

"A thundering good’ read is virtually the only way of describing Wilbur Smith’s books.” —*The Irish Times*

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  Hans.Michel | Sep 13, 2013 |
  rustyoldboat | May 28, 2011 |
There are basically three parts to the book; the first deals with a terrorist attack aboard a grounded commercial aircraft--that part was excellent. The second was the relationship between Magda and Peter, who together are trying to discover who 'Caliph' is, the person responsible for not only the hijacked plane, but the death of Magda's husband. This part was really slow and I nearly quit the book. Then the hunt really started with the abduction of Peter's daughter. Peter thinks Magda is Caliph and from there it sped back up again, although not to the level as the first part.

I kinda figured out who Caliph was, and that happens within the last few pages. Not real surprising. ( )
  Jarratt | Oct 23, 2009 |
Virkelig spændenden, fængslende læsning ( )
  harsoe | Jul 29, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312993501, Mass Market Paperback)

It begins as a routine trip to South Africa. It ends in a nightmare for 400 passengers taken hostage. The hijacker is a beautiful pawn for an elusive figure-codename Caliph, whose campaign of terror has just begun. And the one man who rescued Flight 070 is the only man who can stop Caliph dead in his tracks.

His name is Major Peter Stride, commanding agent of a crack team of anti-terrorist operatives. He's used to doing battle-and winning. But when his help is sought by the mysterious widow of one of Caliph's victims, and his own daughter is kidnapped, Stride plunges into a darker and more personal war than ever before. A war that will take him across the oceans and continents, closer to a shocking betrayal...and closer still to a madman who has the power to destroy the world and who knows Stride's every move- down to what could be his last one...

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A twisted genius holds the world in terror -- except for the one man who knows no fear.

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