Book Reviews of Ladysmith

Author: Giles Foden
ISBN-13: 9780571203666
ISBN-10: 0571203663
Publication Date: 9/4/2000
Pages: 336
Edition: New Ed
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Publisher: Faber and Faber
Book Type: Paperback
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This is the second novel by the writer of The Last King of Scotland. The year is 1899, and Boer forces have surrounded the small South African town of Ladysmith. As shells and shrapnel rain down, British soldiers and townsfolk dig themselves in, waiting for rescue. But General Buller's relief column can't break through ...