Red Nile : The Biography of the World's Greatest River by Robert Twigger 9781780220932

Red Nile : The Biography of the World's Greatest River


Snaking through the heart of Africa, the mighty Nile has captured the dreams and ambitions of civilizations for millennia. In "Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River," Robert Twigger weaves a captivating tapestry that blends meticulous historical research with his own intimate experiences living along the banks of this iconic waterway. From its mythical origins to modern-day conflicts over its precious waters, Twigger takes readers on an unforgettable journey through the ages, revealing the Nile's profound influence on the rise and fall of empires, the birth of religions, and the shaping of cultures.

Robert Twigger is an acclaimed British writer and explorer whose works have garnered international praise. With a keen eye for detail and a gift for storytelling, he brings the Nile to life, unveiling its secrets, its triumphs, and its tragedies. Through his vivid prose, readers will feel the scorching desert sun on their faces, hear the rhythmic chants of ancient rituals, and witness the epic struggles that have unfolded along the river's banks for centuries.

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