'There can be few more fascinating subjects, or few authors better qualified to write about it'
'Immensely readable and magisterially detached. A gripping and impressive narrative of adventure and war'
'Hopkirk's brilliant and engrossing account remains the classic text on how to handle the various and often dangerous people who inhabit the region, fill of tips and warnings for the Game's current players.'
'Fans of political history and adventure are in for a treat as publishing house John Murray reissues its Peter Hopkirk series'