The Road to Kandahar Paperback
by John Wilcox
The year is 1879, and Captain Simon Fonthill is ready for another challenge.
Having survived the Zulu onslaught at Rorke's Drift, he is sent to the North-West Frontier - India's border with Afghanistan - and charged with a dangerous mission.
Fonthill must infiltrate the warlike Pathan tribes and pass vital intelligence back to the British camp.
He swiftly discovers a plot to massacre the regiments, but when his cover is blown, Fonthill steels himself for the harrowing consequences...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 05/09/2005
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780755309856
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Review by jamespurcell
Lively, quick read with some interesting characters set in the Afghan Raj. Which area seems as difficult to govern today as it was in the time of Queen Victoria.