An Honourable Man

By (author) Slovo, Gillian

In Khartoum the trumpeters, layers of red sand glittering on their faces, are posted at each corner of the palace roof. Trapped between the desert and the Jihad, oblivious to the heat and the impending dust storm, General Gordon is waiting, hopelessly, for Wolseley's camel corps to cross the shimmering land and rescue him. He begins to hallucinate betrayals and beheadings; unwittingly he is about to touch and change lives far beyond his own including those of a London doctor, John Clark and his wife Mary, and especially the young boy from the English dockyard slums who now stands beside him, his reluctant last ally.

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書名 An Honourable Man
著作者等 Slovo, Gillian
出版元 Little, Brown Book Group
刊行年月 2013.02.07
ページ数 352p
大きさ H195 x W125
ISBN 9781844086658
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス