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  • Gold Mine

  • By: Wilbur Smith
  • Narrated by: Peter Noble
  • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Romance
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)

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Summary

In Gold Mine, an exciting adventure from Wilbur Smith, ambitious and hard-living mining expert Rod Ironsides knows that the general managership of the Sonder Ditch gold mine is the chance of a lifetime. But the price of unquestioning obedience to the coldly obsessive genius of Dr Manfred Steyner proves impossible to pay. Both men are but unwitting tools of powerful people - for whom the control of a gold mine is only part of a dangerous plan which includes the destruction of the very mine itself....

©2019 Wilbur Smith (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

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Masterful

As always, Wilbur Smith brings his characters to life and builds momentum in the story superbly. His story telling is excellent and keeps the reader enthralled right to them very end

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One of my favourite books

It's a classic book I feel I'm there every time I read this powerful story

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revisiting an old friend

great to hear a book I read and enjoyed many years ago, I will visit more

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  • JDD
  • 04-06-19

1960s Smith Epic

While not as grand or sweeping as many Smith novels still a pleasant listen and read.

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  • Chambrelwarden
  • 24-05-19

Great author, amazing narrator

What more is necessary? If you've never read books by Wilbur Smith, you're in for a treat. And honestly, I didn't realize it at first, but Mr. Noble is able to breathe life into his characters. The accents are stunningly well done.

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