The pale Abyssinian: a life of James Bruce, African explorer and adventurer

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HarperCollins, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 290 pages
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100 years before Burton and Speke visited the headwaters of the White Nile, Lord Bruce of Kinnaird traveled to the source of the Blue Nile. His 8 year journey was so unbelieveable that no one believed ... Read full review

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A fine tale of the British (in this case Scottish) sense of absurd adventure in a time when it was acceptable, nay expected, that blowing holes in the natives was the done thing. Again, another giant (literally) of exploration whose deeds are now cruelly ignored by his fellow countrymen. Read full review


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