About this book
This account of Burnes' travels up the Indus to Lahore, to the Khanates of Afghanistan and Central Asia to spy for the British government in the 1830s, was a bestseller in its day. This reignites the heady mix of excitement, risk and zeal.
The author has travelled up the Indus to Lahore and to the Khanates of Afghanistan and Central Asia in the 1830s, spying on behalf of the British Government in what was to become known as the Great Game. This title provides an account his travels.