A lot of good reading in this book but it was a little too long.Published 6 months ago by Randall Fee
The book does a good job of showing who Burton was and some of the reasons he did what he did. He was a hard man, tougher than most and more willing than anyone to put his life on... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Damir
A good read about a truly fascinating explorer, adventurer, scholar, and translator.Published 9 months ago by Pedro L. San Miguel
I ama. Compulsive Kindle reader and this book is only in paper. Thus took me a while to get started. I read it in one of the beaches few miles from where Burton wandered. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Paulo Reimann
When you look at Burtons' incredible life you must come to the conclusion that he could not possibly have been one man but instead must have been many for no one man could have... Read morePublished 22 months ago by DH Koester
Rice's biography is probably the definitive work on Sir Richard Francis Burton.
Burton, the true intellectual and self imposed outcast of his day. Read more