The novel is set in southern Africa (mainly South Africa and Angola) and the Cayman Islands in the early 1990s, at the time when South Africa was still ruled by the apartheid regime and when competing nationalist movements (including UNITA) were fighting for independence in Angola. This is a pacy thriller involving gun-running and diamond smuggling set against the background of the disturbed political situation and the involvement of BOSS (the South African security service) and the CIA.instructions were that as we were only refuelling and immediately departing, no customs or passport clearance was necessary. ... Namib Car Rentals has acar lot onthe airport and Ihired a Toyota Land Cruiser SUV, a powerful and heavy, allwheeldrive station wagon. ... South Africa and Namibia share a common currency and movement between the countries requires no visaor any other documentation.
|Title||:||Diamonds Are But Stone|
|Publisher||:||Andrews UK Limited - 2014-09-04|