An absolutely fascinating memoir of a doctor's life in Africa and anevocative and wholly authentic account of the East African campaign, 1914-1918,in a forgotten corner of the Great War. William Boyd, author of An Ice CreamWar;
This book has wonderful photographs, and the Official Diary transcriptionshave full National Archive transcriptions. The index of several hundred namesis a boon to family historians and a must have book for the WW1 enthusiast. AnnCrichton-Harris, author of Seventeen letters to Tatham;
A fascinating sourcethat will be of great use to historians, as well as the general reader,interested in the complex interrelationships of colonialism, medicine and war.Anna Greenwood, author of Indian Doctors in Kenya 1895-1940;
I confess it wasthe chapter on Norman's wife, Sydney Elise Auchinleck and Trinity's firstfemale graduate in Chemistry that captured my interest. This was a time ofimmense change in Trinity's educational landscape. Donall MacDonaill, ChemistryDept, Trinity College, Dublin.
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