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    DescriptionHenry Morton Stanley was a cruel imperialist - a bad man of Africa. Or so we think: but as Tim Jeal brilliantly shows, the reality of Stanley's life is yet more extraordinary. Few people know of his dazzling trans-Africa journey, a heart-breaking epic of human endurance which solved virtually every one of the continent's remaining geographical puzzles. With new documentary evidence, Jeal explores the very nature of exploration and reappraises a reputation, in a way that is both moving and truly majestic.


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    Title
    Stanley
    Subtitle
    Africa's Greatest Explorer
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Jeal
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780571221035
    ISBN 10: 0571221033
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: RGR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HF
    BISAC V2.8: BIO023000, BIO025000
    BIC subject category V2: WTLP, 3JH, 1HF
    DC22: 916.70423092
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, RGR, WTLP
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.)
    Publisher
    FABER & FABER
    Imprint name
    FABER & FABER
    Publication date
    06 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Tim Jeal is the author of Livingstone, selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review. His memoir, Swimming with my Father, was published by Faber in 2004 to rapturous critical acclaim. He is also a novelist and a former winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.
    Review quote
    "'Superb... Tim Jeal's absorbing biography will surely be definitive.' Sunday Telegraph"