"By uncovering the truth behind the myth, Jeal paints a sympathetic portrait of the ultimate self-made man."-Rebecca A. Clay, Wilson Quarterly -- Rebecca A. Clay "Wilson Quarterly" (11/01/2008)
About the Author
Tim Jeal is the author of the highly acclaimed biographies of Livingstone and Baden-Powell. His memoir, Swimming with My Father, was published by Faber in 2004 to rapturous critical acclaim. He is also a novelist and a former winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.