Camelthorn Giants: Explore

Camelthorn Giants: Explore

Jaco de Beer

Jaco de Beer

This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.This is the incredible adventure of a giant that found himself at the frontiers of his world. Born in the Cape, South Africa, he gradually moved east to became an advisor to the King of the Xhosas, then ended up having an affair with the Kings mother. He soon crossed the Gariep river looking for new hunting grounds that led him to the edge of the Kalahari desert as Chief of the Springbok-Korannas. Bushmen stories from his childhood and his discovery of the lost cities of the Kalahari all pointed to trade with far-away countries. Myths, stories, ruins, Jews living in the Zoutpansberg and age-old tracks in the bush point to the elusive land of Ophir with its wealth in gold and diamonds.... Did Coenraad discover the mines used by King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba?
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