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y Shadows in the Grass single work   novel   historical fiction   adventure  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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'Enraged screams filled his head. Deadly shapes bore down. Animal and man driven by one single thought. Kill or be killed. Neither wanted to die.

'Falsely accused of a terrible crime, impetuous young aristocrat Lord Dallas Acheson is forced to flee his native Scotland, leaving behind the only woman he has ever loved-Lady Lorna de Iongh. From that day onwards, he must learn to live a different life in a land where danger is an ever-present partner.

'Fate takes him to southern Africa and the emerging seaport of Durban, from where he sets off to trade and hunt, seeking his fortune in the little-travelled midlands of Natal and the wilds of Zululand. Tested to the limit, Dallas discovers more than he could have imagined.

'Married to a woman he doesn't love, he yearns to abandon the restraints of nineteenth-century society to be with Lorna. And when the Zulu war breaks out, he finds himself torn between old and new loyalties, required to be an enemy of the land that is now his true home.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is for Robert, Piers, Miles and Adam, solid as rocks in the sand dunes of my life, and for Yvette, who came into my son's life like a cyclone, so much so I named one after her in The Forgotten Sea, and for Jo and my first granchild, the latter of whom entered this world as innocent as the animals of Africa and just as beautiful.
  • Prequel to Footprints of Lion

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Macmillan , 2002 .
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      Extent: 608p.
      Description: maps.
      ISBN: 0732911400

Works about this Work

Powerful Legacy from Africa David Tissiman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 2 November 2002; (p. 16)

— Review of Shadows in the Grass Beverley Harper 2002 single work novel
Powerful Legacy from Africa David Tissiman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 2 November 2002; (p. 16)

— Review of Shadows in the Grass Beverley Harper 2002 single work novel
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