Into the Dark Continent

Combined two books in one volume How I Found Livingstone and Through the Dark Continent
Into the Dark Continent Combined two books in one volume How I Found Livingstone and Through the Dark Continent

  • Title: Into the Dark Continent
  • Author: Henry Morton Stanley Frank McLynn
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 192
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Into the Dark Continent”

    1. 1.5 starsThis is my second read in preparation to rereading Heart of Darkness. This is the Folio Society volume and consists of two contemporary accounts by Henry Morton Stanley. Firstly, “How I found Livingstone”, which is the account of how Stanley searched for and found David Livingstone at Ujiji (“Dr Livingstone I presume” fame). Secondly, “Through the Dark Continent”, Stanley’s account of how he mapped parts of the interior of Africa travelling from Zanzibar to the Eastern coa [...]

    2. Excerpt from The White Nile: The Zambezi river rises in a black marshy dambo in north-west Zambia, in dense undulating miombo woodland, about 1,524 m (4,900 ft) above sea level. Eastward of the source, the watershed between the Congo and Zambezi basins is a well-marked belt of high ground, falling abruptly north and south, and running nearly east-west. This distinctly cuts off the basin of the Lualaba (the main branch of the upper Congo) from that of the Zambezi. In the neighborhood of the sourc [...]

    3. Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast.Read for personal research- found this book's contents helpful and inspiring - number rating relates to the book's contribution to my needs.

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