y Roar of the Lion single work   novel   historical fiction   adventure  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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'Love or empire; ambition or greed? What drives a man to walk from the Cape to Cairo? Ewart Grogan, known to the Africans as Bwana Simba - the man with the cold stare of the lion - is a man of unwavering self-confidence. From his early days fighting for Cecil Rhodes in the matabele wars, Grogan's passion uniquely equipped him to conquer a continent. He risked all to trek across darkest Africa for the woman he loves, and has gone on to dominate the business world of the burgeoning new colony of British East Africa. Domination has come at a price, however, and Grogan's ambition divides him from those who gave him his start - and those who love him most. Now, the great War points its bloody finger towards Africa. And Grogan faces his greatest ordeal - and his most wrenching choice...'(Back cover)


  • Dedication: To Max (Bruv). And to Martin and Paul. Brothers.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2007 .
      Extent: 520p.
      Description: maps.
      ISBN: 9780732282721, 0732282721
Last amended 30 Apr 2007