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Wilbur Smith: Writing adventures

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  • Born in Zambia, Smith writes about Africa in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Adventure stories celebrate colonial life in Africa and are international best-sellers
  • Total sales of his books are over 100 million
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(CNN) -- Wilbur Smith is best known for his historical narratives set in the African wilderness, adventurous lion hunts and alluring women. The 76-year-old writer talks about his 32nd novel Assega and how he likes to live life at full speed.

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