Get ready to lose yourself in Wilbur’s world. Dive into his most thrilling novels, meet his most intriguing characters, and discover the real life history, adventures and exploits that inspired them.
Coming from the Greek word for invincible, Adamas, the diamond is the purest and most concentrated form of carbon and the hardest material on Earth. Since the 15th century, when the art of cutting diamonds to reflect their full beauty was developed, the diamond has been a symbol for love and commitment.
From their first meeting in a bookshop in London, Wilbur Smith has been madly in love with his wife and soulmate, Mokhiniso Rakhimova, inspiring the great romances in his fiction.
In When the Lion Feeds, Garrick Courtney and Anna travel to a cathedral in the capital of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, to marry. To this day, that cathedral still stands on Church Street, in a community steeped in history.
Torn apart by war, lovers Saffron Courtney and Gerhard Von Meerbach must do everything they can to survive, hoping one day that they will be reunited.