If you enjoy reading history, I highly recommend any Moorehead book you can find.
Alan Moorehead`s book about the Nile, with its explorers of that heroic age - the late 19th century - is truly a magnificent achievement!
It is one of the best accounts of the exploration for the source of the Nile river.
Old books but wonderfully written story of real life gripping yarns.Published 2 months ago by Michael Bonner
Since I already had a hard cover White Nile and wore our my old Blue Nile paperback I had to get a new one and this is a great size and of course, a wonderful story and worth while... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Janet Johnson
This was the first Moorehead book I read. I fell in love with him as a writer. He writes like a talented British journalist, which he was. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Retiree
I first read this book and it's companion, The Blue Nile, back in the 60s. First of all, I found their accounts of the Victorians who explored central Africa to discover the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by A. J. Zahorik
As stated in the title, plus a fantastic series of adventures stories regarding the men (and woman) who explored uncharted Africa. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jeff Lewis
I knew the book alreeady and have given it to my Uganda bound nephew. I hope that he will read it with the same pleasure I did.Published 10 months ago by Klaus Schwerk
Interesting book about a part of the world we should all know much more about. Now I'll get the White Nile book.Published 10 months ago by CaringFeminist
An extremely well written acount of the worlds relationship with Africa. This book provides context for many of the issues facing the contenient today but demonstrates the source... Read morePublished 10 months ago by victor a. john