The River of Diamonds

The wind struck another hammer blow The whaler wheeled away stern on, and then came up with a sickening thump forrard One anchor cable gone Minnaar shouted above the roar of the wind The other He never finished The whaler sprang free as the second cable parted She had been secured facing south west and now she plunged back into the maelstrom The water poureThe wind struck another hammer blow The whaler wheeled away stern on, and then came up with a sickening thump forrard One anchor cable gone Minnaar shouted above the roar of the wind The other He never finished The whaler sprang free as the second cable parted She had been secured facing south west and now she plunged back into the maelstrom The water poured ankle deep on the bridge Killer deserts, grizzled prospectors, mass suicides, savage nomads and a vanishing U boat patrol I enjoyed it than any other novel for ages Daily Telegraph.
The River of Diamonds The wind struck another hammer blow The whaler wheeled away stern on and then came up with a sickening thump forrard One anchor cable gone Minnaar shouted above the roar of the wind The other He neve

  • Title: The River of Diamonds
  • Author: Geoffrey Jenkins
  • ISBN: 9781860423635
  • Page: 116
  • Format: Audio Cassette
  • 1 thought on “The River of Diamonds”

    1. A gripping read from start to finish, Jenkins provides a fascinating and mysterious story that only gets better towards a clever climax I didn't see coming at the very end.

    2. Diamonds off the coast of Africa, and all the intrigue, skullduggery, geology, history and fantasy to go with it. Mining for the most precious gems from the sea floor gives it an added blend of adventure. Copyright 1964, but never seeming dated or too far from current, this British novel has lots of funny Brit potois such as wind cheater for wind breaker and others. The adventure kept me guessing right to the last page exiting with a little twist. It is funny how sometimes I find the most entert [...]

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