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I have most, if not all of, the Capstick series and currently reading “ Kill or Be Killed” by Major W. Robert Foran. Interesting in itself as he makes no claims regarding being a historic white hunter. He is remarkably self NOT aggrandizing as many are and have spoken. Refreshing to read about someone who mainly is a real person. MTG


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Yes. I got on board with Capstick early on. The series was great reading at an affordable price. I pull one out every couple of years and read it again. They never get old to me.

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In my youth I was very fortunate/unfortunate that a neighbor had the collection of Capstick books- I loved reading them as a young impressionable kid, and the sad part is it has fueled my Africa obsession ever since!

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Very good writer (which for some reason people want to hold against him).


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I read Death in the Long Grass by Capstick several years ago. I was left with the impression that some of it was fiction. I couldn't be sure whether some events actually happened or not. I'm not interested in reading fiction. I don't want to sell the book in case someone else is misled, so eventually I will destroy the book.

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yes have always enjoyed his books i also have watched all his hunting films , those films were enjoyable too . Capstick is part of the reason i am finally going to go to Africa this spring 2024 on a plains game hunt. Pete53


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Originally Posted by Riflehunter
I read Death in the Long Grass by Capstick several years ago. I was left with the impression that some of it was fiction. I couldn't be sure whether some events actually happened or not. I'm not interested in reading fiction. I don't want to sell the book in case someone else is misled, so eventually I will destroy the book.


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Originally Posted by Riflehunter
I read Death in the Long Grass by Capstick several years ago. I was left with the impression that some of it was fiction. I couldn't be sure whether some events actually happened or not. I'm not interested in reading fiction. I don't want to sell the book in case someone else is misled, so eventually I will destroy the book.

you need to watch some of his films maybe you would understand Capstick much better. > Capstick`s books are the real deal ,he lived one heck of a life .


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Originally Posted by pete53
Originally Posted by Riflehunter
I read Death in the Long Grass by Capstick several years ago. I was left with the impression that some of it was fiction. I couldn't be sure whether some events actually happened or not. I'm not interested in reading fiction. I don't want to sell the book in case someone else is misled, so eventually I will destroy the book.

you need to watch some of his films maybe you would understand Capstick much better. > Capstick`s books are the real deal ,he lived one heck of a life .
Yes he lived a good life but it appears he also "greatly exaggerated" his recollection of events.


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