John Gordon Davis was born in Rhodesia and was educated in South Africa. He practised as a lawyer, in Rhodesia and in Hong Kong, before the success of his first novel, Hold My Hand I'm Dying, allowed him to take up writing full-time. He is the author of thirteen novels, including Roots of Outrage, his epic novel capturing the last fifty years of South African history.
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