South African novelist Wilbur Smith has died at the age of 88. More than 140-million copies of about some 49 adventure stories have been sold around the globe. Smith was born in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia.
Internationally acclaimed author Wilbur Smith died at his home in South Africa on Saturday after a decades-long career in writing, his office said. He was 88.
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Sakala Simon RIP Mr Smith, your novel “Wild Justice”, initiated me into the hobby of reading novels. Until now I did not know that you were born in my lovely little country Zambia. I have read The Rage, Angels Whip, A Time To Die and Wild Justice. Heart felt condolences to the entire family.
Anirudh Chatterjee His first novel , When the Lion Feeds , published in 1964 was an instant best seller , and his personal life was as adventurous as his fictional characters .