Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer (英語) ペーパーバック – 1997/3/1
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'Breathtakingly accomplished.' Jonathan Keats, Observer 'I cannot begin to do justice to the skill and the fun of this happy work. Younghusband is a glorious biography, fair, frank, and always interesting. They don't come much more enjoyable than this.' Jan Morris, Independent 'I found myself reading through the night. This is a rare gem of a book.' Fiammetta Rocco, Independent on Sunday 'A charming biography which mingles travel with impressive research.' Ian Thomson, Sunday Times 'This is a wonderful book: beautifully written, wise, balanced, fair, funny and above all extremely original!an altogether brilliant debut.' William Dalrymple, Spectator Praise for 'Liberty or Death': 'Brilliant!There can surely now be no serious doubt French is the most impressive Western historian of modern India currently at work.' Frank McLynn, Glasgow Herald 'Well researched, beautifully written and immensely scholarly.' Andrew Roberts, Sunday Times
Patrick French's first book, Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer, won the Somerset Maugham Award and the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Prize. For his second, Liberty or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division, he was named the 1998 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. Patrick French is a director of Free Tibet campaign, and a former editor of Tibet News.