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History Makers: Gordon of Khartoum (Historymakers Series)

John Pollock

History Makers: Gordon of Khartoum (Historymakers Series)

John Pollock

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Charles George Gordon gained universal respect and affection in the slums of urban Victorian Britain fighting on spiritual battlegrounds. Later, he obtained the same reputation as he commanded Chinese, Egyptian and African (but never British) troops in battle, to become a British military hero.

He died while trying to save Khartoum from fire and sword in 1885. The subsequent outpouring of national grief was so powerful that Prime Minister Gladstone feared it could bring down his government.

General Gordon is now known as one of Britain's greatest military heroes in the line of Wellington, Nelson, Havelock, Harris and Montgomery. John Pollock, author of other highly praised biographies (including Havelock's), draws on extensive, but little used, manuscript sources to vividly retell a fascinating and colourful true story of an extraordinary figure.
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Charles George Gordon gained universal respect and affection in the slums of urban Victorian Britain fighting on spiritual battlegrounds. Later, he obtained the same reputation as he commanded Chinese, Egyptian and African (but never British) troops in battle, to become a British military hero.

He died while trying to save Khartoum from fire and sword in 1885. The subsequent outpouring of national grief was so powerful that Prime Minister Gladstone feared it could bring down his government.

General Gordon is now known as one of Britain's greatest military heroes in the line of Wellington, Nelson, Havelock, Harris and Montgomery. John Pollock, author of other highly praised biographies (including Havelock's), draws on extensive, but little used, manuscript sources to vividly retell a fascinating and colourful true story of an extraordinary figure.
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Meet the Author

John Pollock

John Charles Pollock is the author of countless biographies and the official biographer of Billy Graham. He has written accounts of Wesley, Shaftesbury, Whitefield, Kitchener, Hudson Taylor, Wilberforce, John Newton, Moody, and others. He lives with his wife in Devon, England.

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