Gordon of Khartoum: The Saga of a Victorian Hero

Gordon of Khartoum The Saga of a Victorian Hero None

  • Title: Gordon of Khartoum: The Saga of a Victorian Hero
  • Author: John H. Waller
  • ISBN: 9780689118128
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Hardcover
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    • I have been interested in the story of General Gordon and Khartoum since my childhood when I saw the 1966 film starring Charlton Heston. Over the intervening years, I have read and collected many books about this. So I approached this book by John Waller with some knowledge of the subject. On that basis, I would say that this is a good general introduction. It is readable and, apart from a few duplications in the narrative, flows well. I especially liked the focus on Gordon's earlier work in the [...]


    • Heroic, epic, the stuff of storybook legends; a man motivated more by his God than his Queen. Gordon is the the epitome of a christian soldier in the 19th century who decided to stay and defend the people of Khartoum, people who he had helped to be freed from the muslim slave trade flourishing then as it is today. He disobeyed his orders to leave after evacating British nationals and other foreigners, and leave the people of Khartoum to their fate. He turned the battle against the Mahdi into a p [...]


    • A decent biography of Gordon written for a popular audience. If you want to learn something about this amazing man, this is a good place to start.


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