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Hart of Empire - 250 Exclusive Numbered Edition

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Hart of Empire - 250 Exclusive Numbered Edition

Author: Saul David

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Published by: Hodder & Stoughton

Date Available: 05 August 2010

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Back in England following his heroics in the Zulu Wars, George Hart is summoned to a new adventure when Prime Minister Disraeli asks him to go on a secret mission to Afghanistan, where the British fear Muslim extremists are poised to overthrow the local ruler and threaten the jewel in the Imperial crown, India.

Hart has severe misgivings. Always an outsider in British society, he doesn't like Whitehall's arrogant way of meddling in other people's religious and political affairs, but desperate for money, he takes the job and descends the Khyber Pass into a strange and violent land.

When his warnings are ignored by the pompous British Resident in Kabul, a terrible massacre occurs and soon Hart is on the run with a beautiful Afghan princess, in a race to prevent an uprising and head off a catastrophic British invasion.
 

About the Author

Saul David is Professor of War Studies at the University of Buckingham and the author of several critically-acclaimed history books, including The Indian Mutiny: 1857 (shortlisted for the Westminster Medal for Military Literature), and Zulu: The Heroism and Tragedy of the Zulu War of 1879 (a Waterstone's Military History Book of the Year).

Saul David has presented and appeared in history programmes for all the major TV channels and is a regular contributor to Radio 4. Visit Saul's website at www.sauldavid.co.uk.

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Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780340953655

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