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The Triumph of the Sun - A Novel

Wilbur Smith

From one of the world's most celebrated novelists comes an epic adventure set on the banks of the Nile in Khartoum, 1884 In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or "Expected One." The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters. Against the vivid and bloody backdrop of the siege of Khartoum, in which British General Charles George Gordon is killed and the British retreat, these three powerful men fight to survive. Rich with vibrant historical detail and infused with his inimitable powers of storytelling, THE TRIUMPH OF THE SUN is Wilbur Smith at his masterful best.

From one of the world's most celebrated novelists comes an epic adventure set on the banks of the Nile in Khartoum, 1884 In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or "Expected One." The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters. Against the vivid and bloody backdrop of the siege of Khartoum, in which British General Charles George Gordon is killed and the British retreat, these three powerful men fight to survive. Rich with vibrant historical detail and infused with his inimitable powers of storytelling, THE TRIUMPH OF THE SUN is Wilbur Smith at his masterful best.
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From one of the world's most celebrated novelists comes an epic adventure set on the banks of the Nile in Khartoum, 1884 In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or "Expected One." The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters. Against the vivid and bloody backdrop of the siege of Khartoum, in which British General Charles George Gordon is killed and the British retreat, these three powerful men fight to survive. Rich with vibrant historical detail and infused with his inimitable powers of storytelling, THE TRIUMPH OF THE SUN is Wilbur Smith at his masterful best.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Tim Pigott-Smith

Length:

6h 16m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:04


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:33


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:52


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:50


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:17


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:41


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:35


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:05


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:18


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:47


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:30


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:30


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:25


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:01


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:31


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:26


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:03


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:17


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:10


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:07


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:43


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:07


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:08


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:26


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:57


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:40


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:24


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:44


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:04


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:51


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:00


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:54


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:31


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:36


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:07


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:51


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:35


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:45


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:28


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:42


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:17


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:28


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:29


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:48


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:01


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

02:55


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:17


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:46


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:22


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:21


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:17


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:39


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:45


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:38


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:04


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

09:24


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:55


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

08:47


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:27