PRESTER JOHN is an adventure novel set in South Africa during first decade of the twentieth century. The story follows a young Scotsman named David Crawfurd and his adventures, where a Zulu uprising is tied to the medieval legend of Prester John, the legendary African Christian king.
This guy excels in one after another! I enjoyed this story every bit as much as mitchner's. it is clean, with a reasonable plot, and ends well, which few authors seem to be able to do these days!