Mike Hoare's Adventures in Africa

  • by Mike Hoare
  • Narrated by Mike Hoare
  • 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Go with Mike on foot accros Basutoland; by motorbike from Cape Town to Cairo; to sea in a 36-foot ketch; into the Kalahari desert - and more. In the final chapter he describes how he and his wife move to an Edenic island in the Okovanga delta, and the terrible and wonderful events that took place there.


What the Critics Say

"This is a man with 'Adventure' as his middle name. The book captivated me from the start.... Mike writes in a galloping, eye-witness-type style with flashes of droll humour." (Journalist Niki Moore)


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Customer Reviews

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A wonderful chapter in Mike Hoare's memoirs.

This was another account of some of the events in the life a real adventurer and all around character. Unlike the other books written by this author that recount his exploits as a mercenary leader and soldier, this book focuses on some of the author's other adventures on the Dark Continent.

Mike Hoare is an interesting man and has a dry sense of humor that really comes through in the narration. Audio is really the way to experience this book, and I like the fact that the author himself is the narrator.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-14-2012
  • Publisher: Robert Hale Limited