Men of Men Themes

Wilbur Smith
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Greed vs Loyalty

Greed is the underlying root of all evil in Men of Men. It infects and affects each man differently, but all men are touched by it eventually. The white men come to Africa seeking great fortunes. It begins with gold and graduates to diamonds. They travel the land sacrificing health and family in the slim chance that they will not only survive, but that they will return to civilization as rich men. Seldom do any of them come to the simple truth or heart of the matter. The riches they seek will never be taken out of the ground. They are the ground. The very land itself is a treasure. Even the Matabele warriors are infected with greed after a short time of employment by white men. In an effort to increase the monetary gain of one sovereign for each free found diamond they come across...

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