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August is here and for many of us, so are the summer holidays. Whether you're relaxing in the country, lounging on a beach, or enjoying a city break, a good book can make all the difference.

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Wilbur Smith: Writing adventuresupdated: Sun May 24 2009 23:06:00

Wilbur Smith is best known for his historical narratives set in the African wilderness, adventurous lion hunts and alluring women. The 76-year-old writer talks about his 32nd novel Assega and how he likes to live life at full speed.

Wild African storytellerupdated: Sun May 24 2009 23:06:00

76-year-old African writer Wilbur Smith talks about his love of Africa and how it reflects in his work.

Florida retiree found guilty in wife's killingupdated: Thu Jul 28 2005 09:16:00

A wealthy Florida retiree was found guilty of second-degree murder for shooting his wife and dumping her body in the bay behind their upscale Fort Myers, Florida, home in July 2002.

Expert: Killer cleaned bloody sceneupdated: Thu Jul 21 2005 14:01:00

Small droplets of blood were found in the home of a Florida retiree who stands accused of killing his wife, but even the lead forensic investigator in the case has admitted he could not pinpoint when or how they got there.

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