Imperial Vanities: The Adventures of the Baker Brothers and Gordon of Khartoum

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Imperial Vanities: The Adventures of the Baker Brothers and Gordon of Khartoum - Thompson, Brian

This is the entwined story of three Victorians. Two of these men were brothers - Sir Samuel Baker, the irrepressible explorer; and Valentine Baker, reckoned to be the leading cavalry officer of the British Army before disgrace overwhelmed him. The third is the troubled Charles Chinese Gordon, murdered by the Mahdi's forces in Khartoum. Imperial ...

Imperial Vanities: The Adventures of the Baker Brothers and Gordon of Khartoum 2002, HarperCollins Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780002571883

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