'A staggering achievement. Asher has delivered a scintillating tale of a period of history that deserves to be remembered' -- Guardian
'It is hard to see how this bloody conflict could be more conclusively and convincingly told' -- Anthony Sattin, Sunday Times
'This is the most complete picture of the Sudanese campaigns that has yet been published . . . a vigorous and engrossing narrative' -- Philip Ziegler, Telegraph
About the Author
Michael Asher is one of Britain's most prominent desert explorers. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has won the Ness Award of the RGS and the Mungo Park Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. He is the author of eight books including the acclaimed Thesiger, Lawrence and The Real Story of Bravo Two Zero. He now lives in Nairobi in Kenya.