The Fearful Void Author:Geoffrey Moorhouse The Sahara was the symbol of all Moorhouse dreaded most. Yet he undertook to travel by camel across its full width from the Atlantic to the Nile. This is the story of his trek over 2,000 of the hardest miles in the world- of his confrontation with thirst, dysentery, hunger, treachery and himself. he faced "The Fearful Void" so that he might "wal... more »k forward for the rest of my life into all the desrts of my mind".
"The journey itself is magnificent, as is Moorhouse's harrowing account of it. The Fearful Void is an extremely readable, often eloquent book."- New York Times Book Review