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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Review: Captain Sir Richard Francis BurtonUser Review - Greg - Goodreads
Burton was an extraordinary guy, and a real life Indiana Jones. I wouldn't read this one, but maybe one of his books, like the Mecca/Al Medinah chronicle, where he successfully became the first non-native Muslim to complete the Hajj. Read full review
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A great read about one of the most fascinating men who ever lived, one of my all time heroes.
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