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An Honourable Man

(2012)
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It is 1884. In Khartoum, General Gordon stands on the roof of his fortress as the city is besieged. He has vowed to fight the Mahdi to the death. At his side is the boy he rescued from the English dockyardslums - his reluctant last ally. Approaching with the Camel Corps is a young doctor who has joined the expedition to rescue Gordon. As the men make agonising progress across the desert, John Clarke struggles to be the hero of his imagining, while his abandoned wife, Mary, troubles his conscience. Back in London, as controversy rages over the expedition, Mary finds herself adrift and isolated. Her only release comes from laudanum, an addiction that will take her into Victorian London's darkest corners. An Honourable Man is a novel of extraordinary power that combines the intimate and the epic, exploring the folly of Empire through the fine grain of human experience and emotion.

Genre: Historical

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Title: An Honourable Man
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December 2011 : UK Paperback

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ISBN: 1-84408-807-3 / 978-1-84408-807-2 (UK edition)
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February 2012 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: An Honourable Man
Author(s): Gillian Slovo
ISBN: 1-4450-1888-8 / 978-1-4450-1888-1 (UK edition)
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February 2012 : UK Audio CD

Title: An Honourable Man
Author(s): Gillian Slovo
ISBN: 1-4450-1889-6 / 978-1-4450-1889-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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February 2012 : UK MP3 CD

Title: An Honourable Man
Author(s): Gillian Slovo
ISBN: 1-4450-1890-X / 978-1-4450-1890-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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Title: An Honourable Man
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December 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: An Honourable Man
Author(s): Gillian Slovo
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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January 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: An Honourable Man
Author(s): Gillian Slovo
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Title: An Honourable Man
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