Gregory Olivier


Gregory Olivier was born in South Africa and grew up in Durban on the coast. His early passions were reading, surfing and playing the guitar. He has been writing since his teens but only tried writing professionally since the year 2000. GQ magazine (South Africa) have featured some of his writing for their cover stories (published under a nom de plume).
“I enjoy writing fiction that has some truth behind it and something that is a good page turner. At this time I'm busy on my second book, details will follow soon.”
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Rough Diamonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This is the story of a young man's odyssey, his confrontations with violence and death, set against the backdrop of Mozambique's brutal civil war. It's 1989, David Parker, pacifist and musician, returns to South Africa from political exile and embarks on a quest to recover a cache of uncut diamonds. But the journey ahead is a supreme test of his character and his will to survive.

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action    adventure    africa    durban    frelimo    maputo    mozambique    recces    renamo    rough diamonds    south africa    uncut diamonds    violence    violent