Richard Pankhurst: In Soho, 24 May 2001
Show More The Pale Abyssinian: A Life of James Bruce, African Explorer and Adventurer by Miles Bredin.
Flamingo, 290 pp., £7.99, March 2001, 0 00 638740 3Show More
“... version, and is still included in the Ethiopian Bible. For all these reasons it is surprising that Miles Bredin’s The Pale Abyssinian is only the third biography of Bruce to have been published in over two centuries. The first, by the Orientalist Alexander Murray, which is included in the second and third editions of Bruce’s Travels (1805, 1813), is ...”