CLOUDS IN THE WIND
A soldier's life of danger, romance & tragedy brilliantly told.
Ian Mackenzie is a South African author and writes about things African. His first novel Clouds In The Wind is set in Rhodesia during the bush war of the 1970s. Mackenzie was born in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa but grew up in Johannesburg. He attended Queens College in the Queenstown and Parktown Boys High in Johannesburg. He studied business administration but adventure led him to Rhodesia where he served with the military for 5 years. Returning to South Africa in 1983 with young family in tow he ran a number of businesses over the years before retiring to write. He has two sons now in their 30s and lives in Johannesburg with his wife Rose.