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Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer
by Patrick French | Biographies & Memoirs
Registered by LeighBCD on 10/25/2007
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by LeighBCD on Thursday, October 25, 2007

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Bought this in Kathmandu. I was introduced to Younghusband after reading his superlative account of the original Everest expeditions while I was travelling in Tibet. 


Journal Entry 2 by LeighBCD on Sunday, November 04, 2007

8 out of 10

I really enjoyed this book. I have to say, I think Younghusband's early career as a Great Gamer is more fascinating than his transformation into a religious mystic... Younghusband is a sympathetic character, though. He seems to me to be a perfect example of repressed Victorian manhood; had he been born in another age, another era, what might he have achieved? And what kind of person might he become? 


Journal Entry 3 by LeighBCD at ReaditSwapit exchanged by post for another book in Read it swap it., readitswapit.co.uk -- Controlled Releases on Sunday, February 15, 2009

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Released 8 yrs ago (2/15/2009 UTC) at ReaditSwapit exchanged by post for another book in Read it swap it., readitswapit.co.uk -- Controlled Releases

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