Craig Murray is an author (Murder in Samarkand), broadcaster and human rights activist. He was a member of the British Diplomatic Service for 20 years, British Ambassador to Uzbekistan 2002-2004 and Rector of the University of Dundee 2007- 2010.
'If you are a fan of the Flashman series of books, you will be gripped by the story of this British spy'-- Hannah Ferret * The Sun *
'Murray's book is a terrific read. He has done full justice to the life of a remarkable British hero, without ignoring his faults'-- Peter Oborne * Daily Mail *
'This is a fascinating book ... his research has been prodigious, both in libraries and on foot. He knows a huge amount about Burnes's life and work'-- Allan Massie * The Scotsman *