'A marvellous read'(Sunday Tribune)
'A joy to armchair warriors and travellers.'(Irish Times)
'A remarkable story of life and death in the world’s most dangerous war zones'(Irish Independent)
'The book is at once a taut, fascinating insight into one man's quest to be a noble soldier and a shocking expose of how difficult that is to achieve.'(Irish Mail on Sunday)
About the Author
Ralph Riegel lives in Cork. He has worked as a journalist for several newspapers including The Cork Examiner, The Evening Echo, The Evening Herald and The Sunday Independent and is the southern correspondent for The Irish Independent. He is also a regular contributor to RTE, BBC and TV3 and to British newspapers including the (London) Independent and The Daily Telegraph.