Descrizione del libro
A spellbinding historical epic by a master storyteller set in Australia, that will appeal to all Wilbur Smith fans. The stunning conclusion to the trilogy featuring the bestselling 'Cry of the Curlew' and 'Shadow of the Osprey'.
No-one is left untouched by the dreadful curse which haunts two families, inextricably linking them together in love, death and revenge.Captain Patrick Duffy is a man divided between the family of his father, Irish Catholic soldier of fortune Michael Duffy and his adoring, scheming maternal grandmother, Enid Macintosh. Visiting the village of his Irish ancestors on a quest to uncover the secrets surrounding his birth, he is beguiled by the beautiful, mysterious Catherine Fitzgerald.
On the rugged Queensland frontier Native Mounted Police trooper Peter Duffy is torn between his duty, the blood of his mother's people-the Nerambura tribe-and a predestined deadly duel with Gordon James, the love of his sister Sarah.
From the battlefields of the Sudan, to colonial Sydney and the Queensland outback, Flight of the Eagle is the stunning concluding novel to the trilogy featuring the bestselling Cry of the Curlew and Shadow of the Osprey, with master storyteller Peter Watt at the height of his powers.