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Golden Lion

(2015)
(Book 13 in the Courtney series)
A novel by

 
 
In this epic African adventure, Wilbur Smith returns to his longest-running series - and the very beginnings of the Courtney family saga in the late 17th century - with co-author Giles Kristian.

"Vintage Smith...newcomers to Smith and old fans alike will have their swashes well and truly buckled." (Daily Mail)

Henry "Hal" Courtney has always lived at sea. He watched his own father executed during the Anglo-Dutch naval war, and spent his entire young adulthood avenging his father's death.

Now a truce has been made between the warring countries and Hal is captain of his own ship - the Golden Bough. From the slave markets of Zanzibar to the pirate-riddled waters of the Indian Ocean, Hal leads his crew in and out of the waves of danger. But he soon realizes that just because the war is over, does not mean the battle is won, and the more a man achieves, the more he has to lose. For now Hal faces a much more personal enemy bent on revenge.

Wilbur Smith burst onto the international scene in 1964 with his debut novel, When the Lion Feeds, which introduced the Courtney family to listeners around the world. Subsequent Courtney novels traced the fortunes, and misfortunes, of this sprawling, ambitious family, from the dawn of the 18th century to the late 20th century, from Natal in South Africa through Rhodesia and up through East Africa.

"Best historical novelist - I say Wilbur Smith." (Stephen King)

"Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared." (The Times)

"No one does adventure like Wilbur Smith." (Daily Mirror)

"Smith is a master." (Publishers Weekly)

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"The best Historical novelist." - Stephen King


Used availability for Giles Kristian's Golden Lion

Hardback Editions

October 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War (The Courtney Series)
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-227646-8 / 978-0-06-227646-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
ISBN: 0-00-753570-8 / 978-0-00-753570-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
ISBN: 0-00-816053-8 / 978-0-00-816053-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
ISBN: 0-00-753574-0 / 978-0-00-753574-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
ISBN: 0-00-813280-1 / 978-0-00-813280-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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April 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-245620-2 / 978-0-06-245620-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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April 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War (Heroes in a Time of War: The Courtney)
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-227658-1 / 978-0-06-227658-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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March 2016 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
ISBN: 0-7322-9825-3 / 978-0-7322-9825-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins - AU
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October 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War (Courtney)
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-241678-2 / 978-0-06-241678-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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October 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War (The Courtney Novels)
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-242837-3 / 978-0-06-242837-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Audio Editions

September 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon AU   


April 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Golden Lion Low Price CD: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-256225-8 / 978-0-06-256225-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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October 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Golden Lion CD: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
ISBN: 0-06-241995-1 / 978-0-06-241995-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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October 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
ISBN: 0-00-815458-9 / 978-0-00-815458-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon   


September 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Golden Lion: A Novel of Heroes in a Time of War (Heroes in a Time of War: The Courtney)
Author(s): Wilbur Smith, Giles Kristian
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


October 2015 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Golden Lion
Author(s): Wilbur Smith
Publisher: HarperCollins
Availability: Amazon UK