The snowman of Zanzibar


Synopsis
Ex Rhodesian soldier Jason Green was frustrated and mildly depressed. The winter in London had been long and bitterly cold. The steady work as a freelance insurance fraud investigator was mundane and repetitive. This tedious monotony suddenly changes early on a frigid February morning when he is summoned to the offices of a wealthy investment banker in the City. The brief , to ascertain the source of the unanticipated wealth of the man’s high flying young son. The time frame , urgent. The payout , enormous. Inspired and rejuvenated , Green takes the job immediately. The roller coaster ride that follows takes Jason Green from the grimy streets of London to the beaches of Cape Town and ultimately to the dark tropical jungles of the spice island of Zanzibar. Intrigue , chaos , murder , betrayal and revenge follow swiftly as a series of unfortunate events unfold. Events far beyond Green’s control. Events that result in unspeakable violence and horror. The action comes hard and fast in this page turner and culminates in an ending that will leave the reader breathless.

Review The snowman of Zanzibar by Fany Van Hemelen:
The snowman of Zanzibar is a story that travels around the world. Jason Green is an ex Rhodesian soldier and now is he working in London as a freelance insurance fraud investigator and is a bit depressed. Then he got an interesting and well paid job to search, what, the son of a wealthy businessman is doing to make money. In this case he has to travel to Zimbabwe and Tanzania, where he ends in a cruel and sad history. By this novel I get an intriguing glimpse of the African way of living and the lovely people who live there. The bad ones are in fact evil and the good ones will do what they can to protect each other.

The snowman of Zanzibar is an easy written book and the characters are well developed. It’s a fast paced novel with a good plot line and with a message inside. The atmosphere and locations are well-described and the personalities are lively.

This is a book full of action, but besides that it looks between the lines is some depth in it and I am looking forward to read other adventures of Jason Green.

Gordon Wallis is a 50 year old author based in Zimbabwe , Southern Africa. Born of British parents he has lived there all his life. A keen reader of thriller novels , particularly those set in Africa , he has travelled extensively in Africa , Europe , The Middle East and Asia. He runs a number of businesses in Zimbabwe and is single.

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Titel: The snowman of Zanzibar | Leesfragment | Auteur: Gordon Wallis | Uitgeverij: Gordon Wallis | Categorie: Thrillers | Uitvoering: E-book | pagina’s | ISBN13: 1230003082096 | Verkrijgbaar sinds: maart 2019 |Recensent: Fany van Hemelen | Datum recensie: 27-03-2019 | Prijs: €3,49 | Bestellen