Library weekly: Wilbur Smith

Wilbur Smith signing copy of "Assegai" - april 2009; London (Wikimedia Commons: Vesi libra, CC-BY-3.0) On 9 January 1933, British-South African novelist Wilbur Smith was born in Ndola in what is now Zambia. He specialised in historical fiction about international involvement in Southern Africa across four centuries. He also wrote a series of historical novels that are based in Ancient Egypt during Pharaoh Memnon's reign. Wilbur Smith is featured in our Library Weekly.