Grant de Graf
"Loyal to cause, passionate about life, never surrender."
Grant de Graf is a writer, film producer and director, who is active in a number of multi-media initiatives. He is South African born and bush educated, a University of Cape Town graduate, a product of braaivleis, rugby, sunny skies and fine dining.
De Graf has traveled to the four corners of the world, worked and lived in the go-go bars of the rich and famous, scuba dived the Great Barrier and Red Sea, jackerooed on the sheep stations of NSW and Victoria, former Navy diver and underwater explosives expert, conducted sea search and rescue off the Mozambique Channel, and braved the jungles of Africa.
Additionally, he played a meaningful role in South Africa's political transformation. De Graf was narrowly defeated in a nomination contest to run for Parliament on an anti-crime and anti-apartheid ticket, by a handful of votes, during the apartheid era.
Grant cut his teeth on fiction, with his debut entry Cavalier's Call, a historical novel set at the dawn to Portugal's Age of Discovery. The publication has received five star reviews.
He swims a mile a day, enjoys photography, horse riding, windsurfing, kickboxing and snow skiing.
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VideosCavalier's Call Trailer
The powerful and wealthy Don Antonio Esteves serves in King Ferdinand I's court as chief prosecutor. His adversary is Joao de Avis, the Infante, half-brother to the king, who defends those charged by the crown. Against royal protocol, the Infante has eloped with the beautiful Ines Peres. Don Antonio Esteves has dispatched a band of bondoleros to bring his daughter home and seek vengeance against the Infante.
(4.98 from 209 reviews)
By Grant de Graf
Published: July 19, 2011.
A tantalizing blend of action, adventure, and intrigue, Cavalier’s Call is an engrossing tale of historical fiction. In it, author Grant de Graf takes the reader back to an exciting – yet dangerous – time of dramatic, raw passion, as he chronicles Portugal’s spirited march toward the Age of Discovery during the fourteenth century.
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