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Meet the Author ~ Wilbur Smith

“I tried to live by the advice of Charles Pick, my first publisher and mentor who became my literary agent: he said, “Write only about those things you know well.” Since then I have written only about Africa.”   ~ Wilbur Smith WILBUR HAS SOLD MORE THAN APPROXIMATELY 120 MILLION NOVELS AROUND THE WORLD EACH WILBUR SMITH NOVEL AVERAGES 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD The bestselling author, Wilbur Smith was born on January 9, 1933 in Kabwe, Zambia. Best known for his intriguing stories set in Africa during the 16th and 17th [...]

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How to Sell on Hellobooks

The trade on hellobooks.co.za is strictly between buyers and sellers. Hellobooks is the only way to clear out your library. If you have a book(s) or audio books to get rid of, you might want to bypass the middleman and sell directly to other book lovers. Academic textbooks and school textbooks are sought after and popular. Hellobooks only charges a success fee of 20% in total, that includes credit card payment facilities, admin and banking related charges for providing the selling [...]

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How to Buy on Hellobooks

If your desire is to shop and buy book(s) on hellobooks.co.za, we will not charge you. There are no hidden charges, although you should take note of the shipping charges stated when checking out your cart items. Shipping charges not relating to The Courier Guys services, will be at the discretion of the seller. The trade on hellobooks.co.za is strictly between sellers and buyers. To make a purchase on hellobooks.co.za you don’t need to be a registered user but we do suggest [...]

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Why We Love the Aroma of Old Books?

Why we love the aroma of old books? How many of us love to walk into a public library or an old book shop and get the instant impression of throw back sensations or maybe the feelings associated with the scent of old books that have been sitting on our shelf at home? The smell is not colourful, not bright, not full bodied, not loud in any way. It’s linear, flat, matt, quiet but airy.  A wonderful creation of yellowing [...]

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