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'Mad Mike' Hoare: The Legend

This bestselling biography of a Legend is now available from Amazon as a 9x6" printed book ($24,00) including 89 black-and-white photos, or as an ebook ($9,99) with nearly half the photos in colour. Both options have references, an index, maps, a bibliography and appendices. Follow this link: books2read.com/MadMikeHoare

Buyers in South Africa can still order printed copies of this book via the Contact link. R340,00. All copies signed by Chris Hoare. The softcover Legend book has 320 large-format pages including references, index, maps, bibliography and appendices; plus 89 photographs on 28 pages, of which many in colour, all printed on gloss art paper. The book is 229 x 152 mm (9×6″).


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'Mad Mike' Hoare: The Legend

The 'leatherbound' Legend books are signed by Mike Hoare and Chris Hoare and are part of a limited edition of 100 numbered books. There is gold foiling on the cover and spine. Plus a dustcover with an endorsement by Eeben Barlow. 'Leatherbound' refers to black imitation leather: Synt3. While stocks last.
The book is 229 x 152 mm (9×6″) and has 320 pages. Additionally, there are 89 photographs, half of which in colour, all printed on gloss art paper; the book includes seven maps, family tree, glossary, index, bibliography, three appendices and 198 references.


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Congo Mercenary

Congo Mercenary

'Wild Geese' crush communists.
Col. Mike Hoare tells how his force of mercenary soldiers, 5 Commando, put down a Communist-backed rebel uprising in the Congo. As they restored law and order, town by town, he and his men freed 2 000 nuns and priests. His men also learned what it means to be real soldiers.
Out of stock.


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Congo Warriors

Congo Warriors

Short stories about mercenary soldiering.
Col. Mike Hoare's favourite book consisting of 21 short stories, giving new insight into the minds and hearts of the adventurers who became mercenary soldiers. It captures the spirit of mercenary soldiering.
Most of Mike Hoare's books are now available in softcover, new, unsigned, while stocks last. Size: 21,6 cm x 13,9 cm.


Price $29  |  Buy now
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The Seychelles Affair

The Seychelles Affair

Failed coup attempt, trial & jail.
Col. Mike Hoare tells how he planned to overthrow the socialist government of the Seychelles, what went wrong at Mahé airport, and of his trial and imprisonment in South African jails.
Most of Mike Hoare's books are now available in softcover, new, unsigned, while stocks last. Size: 21,6 cm x 13,9 cm.


Price $27  |  Buy now
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The Road to Kalamata

The Road to Kalamata

Fighting the Baluba and the UN, Katanga, 1961.
Col. Mike Hoare describes how his 4 Commando supported Moise Tshombe's breakaway state of Katanga against both the UN forces, and the Baluba tribesmen who used poison arrows, pit traps, marijuana, spells, jungle drums ... and even resorted to ritual torture and cannibalism.
Most of Mike Hoare's books are now available in softcover, new, unsigned, while stocks last. Size: 21,6 cm x 13,9 cm.


Price: A bargain at $15  |  Buy now
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Adventures in Africa

Mike Hoare's Adventures in Africa

Mike's non-military escapades.
Go with Mike on foot across Basutoland; by motorbike from Cape Town to Cairo; to sea in a 36-foot ketch; into the Kalahari desert - and more. In the final chapter he describes how he and his wife move to an enchanted island in the Okavango Delta, and the terrible and wonderful events that took place there.
This book is out of print.


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Three Years with Sylvia

Three Years with Sylvia

Sailing in the Med on a large yacht.
Mike and his family sail the Western Mediterranean in a 72-foot yacht - a converted 100-ton Baltic trader. The yachting anecdotes bring out the Irish in him.
Most of Mike Hoare's books are now available in softcover, new, unsigned, while stocks last. Size: 21,6 cm x 13,9 cm.


Price $23  |  Buy now
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The Last Days of the Cathars

The Last Days of the Cathars

Historical novel in long ago France.
In the middle of the 12th Century a Christian sect emerged in southern France. They claimed to be the sole successors of the original Church of Jesus Christ. They called themselves Cathars. Despite their sincere belief, the Cathars were deemed by the Roman Church to oppose several of their fundamental principles of Christianity. Because of these unorthodox practices the Cathars were outlawed by the Church of Rome, and sentenced to a merciless extinction.
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Mokoro

Mokoro

This 96-page volume by Mike Hoare contains 18 photos and two stories: one about a solo trip to search for the Lost City of the Kalahari, and the other about Mike's endeavour to live for a year in a remote part of the Okavango delta, and of the disaster which follows ... The stories also appear in 'Mike Hoare's Adventures in Africa'. A nice small gift.
Discounted to $5 when sold with any other Mike Hoare book that is not out of stock.


Price: A bargain at $5  |  Buy now