A vivid, brutal and enthralling account of the Burma Campaign - told through the lives and relationships of Louis Mountbatten, Orde Wingate, Joseph Stilwell and William Slim.
Frank McLynn is a highly regarded historian, who specializes in biographies and military history. He has written over 20 books, including critically acclaimed biographies of Napoleon and Richard the Lionheart. Other books include 1066, Stanley, 1759, and Marcus Aurelius. He is a graduate of Wadham College, Oxford, and London University, where he obtained his doctorate.
"Comprehensive and engrossing" -- Brian Macarthur Literary Review "The story that McLynn tells is indeed an epic ... McLynn's comprehensive and engrossing account" Literary Review "An honest, gruelling account of the longest most punishing campaign fought by the British during the Second World War" The Times "Easily one of the best books he has written in a long and distinguished career" Sunday Herald