Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton: the secret agent who made the pilgrimage to Mecca, discovered the Kama Sutra, and brought the Arabian nights to the West
The Victorian English adventurer Sir Richard Burton was an explorer, writer, linguist, secret agent, and fighter for women's sexual liberation. Rice repeated Burton's travels, often at the risk of his own life, to write this fascinating account of one of the world's multifaceted geniuses. Illustrated.
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