A gripping and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first military campaign.
Con Coughlin is the executive foreign editor of the Daily Telegraph and a world-renowned expert on the Middle East. He is the critically-acclaimed author of several books, including the international bestseller, Saddam: His Secret Life. He appears regularly on television and radio in Britain and America to comment on international security issues. He appears regularly on television and radio in Britain and America to comment on international security issues.
'Vividly captures Churchill's absolute single-mindedness.'
'Persuasively written and well-balanced in its emphasis, it provides an intriguing introduction to the present crisis in Afghanistan through the exploits of the region's most famous combatant' Sunday Times
'As Con Coughlin reveals in an intriguing and exciting study, the story of Churchill's tussles with the ancestors of today's Taliban is one of high adventure' Scotsman