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The last great imperial adventurer.

Author: Patrick French
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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A biography of Sir Francis Younghusband, imperialist and a dashing adventurer, who in 1903 invaded Tibet, wiped out its entire army and then became a mystic.

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Named Person: Francis Younghusband, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick French
ISBN: 0006376010 9780006376019 0002157330 9780002157339
OCLC Number: 851714395
Awards: Winner of Somerset Maugham Award 1995
Description: xxii, 440 pages ; 25 cm

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'Breathtakingly accomplished.' Jonathan Keats, Observer 'I cannot begin to do justice to the skill and the fun of this happy work. Younghusband is a glorious biography, fair, frank, and always Read more...

 
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