One of the greatest and most respected explorers the world has known, a man of infinite courage and lofty principles -- E W Bovill, Niger Explored
One of the most gripping adventure stories in the English language. -- Dervla Murphy, Daily Telegraph
One of the most lively and inspirational accounts of the exploration of Africa. -- Michael Palin
What amazing reading these diaries make today! -- Roy Kerridge, Tatler
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First published in 1799
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