The Great Boer War

di

Arthur Conan Doyle

E-BOOKARAMA

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The Great Boer War

di

Arthur Conan Doyle

E-BOOKARAMA

FORMATO

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Descrizione

"The Great Boer War" is a book written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published on 23 october 1900.

Arthur Conan Doyle made his reputation as a novelist, but far stranger than fiction is the creator of Sherlock Holmes' tale of the Boer War in South Africa. The then 40-year-old novelist wanted to see the war first hand as a soldier, but the Victorian army balked at having a popular author wielding a pen in its ranks. The army did accept him as a doctor and Doyle was knighted in 1902 for his work with a field hospital in Bloemfontein. Doyle's vivid account of the battles is in part thanks to the eye-witness accounts he got from his patients. Doyle has thoroughly mastered the details of the campaign, and presents them in a form that can be easily understood. Furthermore, his descriptions of the various engagements are masterpieces of graphic writing.

It is interesting and entertaining when a great novelist turns to telling great history. 

Dettagli

Categorie

Saggistica, Storia

Dimensioni del file

1,2 MB

Lingua

eng

Anno

2019

Isbn

9788832563405

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