'This is travel writing at its adventurous best.' -- The Good Book Guide, July, 2003
About the Author
John Hare, the last recruit into the British colonial administration in northern Nigeria, worked in remote areas on the Cameroon/Nigeria border and later with the UN in Kenya. Deeply concerned for the endangered wild Bactrian camel in China and Mongolia he was involved in setting up one of the largest nature reserves in the world. He is the author of The Lost Camels of Tartary about his wild camel expeditions in Central Asia, and over 30 books for children.