"Even if you are not a "ballistics geek" don't let the title steer you away from this book. Every rifle and cartridge description is accompanied with illustrative stories that are some of the most exciting descriptions of African game hunting I've read."
"Was safari more fun in the golden era? Of course it was, and here are the stories to prove it. Multi-month safaris with hordes of native bearers, philandering PH's, limitless quantities of alcohol in camp, it's all here."
"I paid homage to Ruark, above. Now, read the author that Ruark wished he could have been. You also need to buy The Snows of Kilimanjaro, so you can read and re-read the Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber --- best hunting short story ever."