Аннотация к книге «In Praise of Savagery»
This is the story of a journey into an uncharted land inhabited by murderous tribal warriors and ruled over by a bloodthirsty sultan. And of the man who lived to tell the tale. It is also the story of the author's own journey, fifty years later, to a mud hut in Africa to visit this man at In Praise of Savagery is a remarkable and moving portrait of legendary explorer Wilfred Thesiger and how his brief friendship with Warwick Cairns inspired the latter to a life of extremes and adventure. It is part biography, part travel book, part memoir, part history and completely captivating.