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In a remote corner of Zangaro, a small republic in Africa, lies Crystal Mountain. At certain times of the day the mountain emits a strange glow. Only Sir James Manson knows why. The mountain contains ten billion dollar's worth of the world's most valuable mineral, platinum. "Not only exciting but truly surprising"--Atlantic. Now the only question is, how to get hold of it. Sir James knows how. Invade the country with a band of savage, cold-blooded mercenaries. Topple the government and set up a puppet dictatorship. Unleash the dogs of war.
"There is no doubt about it. Frederick Forsyth can write spellbinders."--Bestsellers.
absolutely boring till almost the end- too longwinded with boring details . The story twist at the end was a nice touch . forgetable book.Published 1 month ago by philip
If you like reading about mercenaries using antiquated banking technology, this is the book for you. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mike F.
Great fast paced adventure drama with strong ethical undertones. Never slow or repetative a great winter read.Published 3 months ago by Stravinski
typical Forsyth story, however this one has a few twists along the way making it one of his best books.Published 5 months ago by Ian
Quite good and an in depth look at the life of a soldier for hire. This is the first Fredrick Forsyth book I have read and I will be reading more. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mr. B. Galletly
Forsyth said after he wrote it that this story is close to 90% fact and the rest fiction. Many people have tried to pinpoint which African country he was writing about, but the sad... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jack. Mcdonald
This is more the seller's issue rather than the book. I've had this novel for decades in various forms over the years. Read morePublished 10 months ago by john