The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton (Paperback)
  • The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton (Paperback)
zoom

The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton (Paperback)

(author)
£14.99
Paperback 480 Pages / Published: 31/01/2003
  • 5+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Richard Burton's life offers dazzling riches. He was one of the greatest Victorian explorers, an innovative translator and brilliant linguist, a prolific travel writer, a pioneer in the fields of anthropology and sexual psychology, a mesmeric lover, a spy and a publisher of erotica. Fawn Brodie has created a vivid portrait of this remarkable man, who emerges from the richly textured fabric of his time. His travels to Mecca and Medina dressed as a Muslim pilgrim, his witnessing of the human sacrifices at Dahomey and his unlikely but loving partnership with his pious Catholic bride are all treated with warmth, scholarship and understanding.

Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9780907871231
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 594 g
Dimensions: 220 x 140 x 33 mm
Edition: New edition

You may also be interested in...

In Black and White
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
Kitchen Confidential
Added to basket
A History of the World in 21 Women
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Brief Answers to the Big Questions
Added to basket
A Promised Land
Added to basket
£35.00   £27.99
Hardback
Ramble Book
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
My Name Is Why
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Between the Stops
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Lady in Waiting
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Who am I, again?
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Added to basket
The Diary of a Bookseller
Added to basket
Zero Negativity
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
Elon Musk
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?
Added to basket
£16.99   £14.99
Hardback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.