Books by Peter Hathaway Capstick

Released: Feb. 16, 1998

"While maddeningly written, with many scattershot and unsupportable observations, not a few firmly in the politically incorrect camp, this is quite a story of one of the last great figures of the colonial age. (7 maps, 10 illustrations)"
In this, the old Africa hand's final book, completed by his wife, Fiona, after his death in 1996, Capstick assembles an admiring and often circuitous biography from the diaries of a lethal and daring soldier of the late British Empire and hunter extraordinaire. Read full book review >
Released: July 27, 1992

"Vintage Capstick."
Veteran hunter-writer Capstick (Sands of Silence, 1991, etc.) offers what he calls ``escape reading'' as he tells—in his typical men-will-be-boys way—the stories of four hunters. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 22, 1991

"Chatty, discursive, and splendidly forthright in his opinions, Capstick writes of a way of life fast disappearing but still immensely attractive, especially to those dreamers tethered by domestic reality. (Color photographs—not seen.)"
Another vintage safari adventure from Capstick (Death in a Lonely Land, 1990, etc.)—for those who yearn for the simpler days of life in the pristine bush, trophies on the wall, and good old male-bonding. Read full book review >