The Sound of Thunder : Courtney

  • by Wilbur Smith
  • Narrated by John Lee
  • Series: Courtney
  • 14 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A war for a nation. The battle for her heart.
'Only once in his life had Sean met a man whose strength matched his own – and now, again, they were pitted against each other...'
Sean Courtney, impulsive adventurer of When the Lion Feeds returns from the wildnerness a rich man – until he is robbed by the Boers of his wagons, his gold and the girl he loves.
A grim homecoming finds his country in the cruel grip of war. But in the bloody days ahead, conflicts within his family will prove far more bitter than any fought on the veld...
This is the gripping second novel, in the Courtneys sequence.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Sean Courtenay - brilliant

Would you consider the audio edition of The Sound of Thunder to be better than the print version?

Yes, always better to listen, especially with a great narrator

What did you like best about this story?

Main character Sean is brilliant

What does John Lee bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Excellent vocal range, natural enough to draw you into the story

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Little of both

Any additional comments?

This is a good story from a good author and features Sean Courtenay who's Smith's greatest creation, what's not to like? Ace narration too, a fantastic follow up to When the Lion feeds.

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- Stu

One if the best

Little bit of everything that Wilbur Smith can offer in his writing. I hope they make a movie some day!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2013
  • Publisher: Bonnier Zaffre