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The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Robert Burton

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Fawn Brodie

390 pages, 21 b/w plates

Eland

Paperback | Dec 1986 | #60146 | ISBN: 0907871712
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Highly praised biography of the great Victorian. Burton was a naturalist and explorer, who searched for the source of the Nile, discovered lake Tanganyika, and visited the sacred cities of Medina and Mecca. This biography also highlights his contributions to zoology and botany.


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